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Government Shutdown 2013 Update: Federal Shutdown Partially Responsible for Rising Unemployment Rate

Along with thousands of furloughed workers and the closures of national parks and zoos, now the US government shutdown can also be blamed for causing a surge in unemployment claims.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)

Immigration Reform News 2013: Anti-Immigration Organization FAIR Slams Paul Ryan Over Work for Immigration Rewrite With $200,000 Home State Ad Campaign [Video]

Anti-immigration group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) has targeted budget chief Rep. Paul Ryan, R-WI, in an ad campaign launched in his home state in response to his support of immigration reform.
Jobs

Jobless Claims at Four-Month High, Cast Shadow Over Labor Market

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits hit a four-month high last week, suggesting the labor market recovery lost some steam in March.

Strippers Can Collect Unemployment, Kansas Supreme Court Rules

Exotic dancers in Kansas can now receive unemployment insurance after a state Supreme Court ruling deems the workers to be employees and not independent contractors.
Job Seekers

Jobless Claims Drop to Five-Year Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits tumbled to a five-year low last week, a hopeful sign for the sluggish labor market.
Job Seekers

Job Growth Cools Slightly, Recovery Grinds On

The pace of hiring by U.S. employers eased slightly in December, pointing to a lackluster pace of economic growth that was unable to make further inroads in the country's still high unemployment rate.
US Dept of Labor

Unemployment Rate: Jobless Claims Drop by 12,000 from Last Week, Giving Total 350,000 Filing for Unemployment

Fewer people are filing for unemployment this during the holiday season, dropping jobless claims to the lowest levels since 2008.
California Economy

The California Economy - Part 5: Unemployment - Jobless Numbers down in California, but Prop. 30 Tax Hike, Fiscal Cliff Could Impact, Experts Say

In California, which was hit particularly hard during the economic downturn, the jobless levels for the state have been staggering, peaking at one point at a record 12.4 percent in 2010, with an estimated 2.25 million Californians out of work during that year.
Unemployment

US Employment Rate 2012: Employment Levels Remain Consistent Since 2002 (GALLUP)

A new report by Gallup found that the number of employed Americans working for private companies has risen since the 2008 global economic collapse.
Econmy

US Election 2012: Economy Listed As Top Issue Facing The US This Election

A new report released by Gallup revealed that the economy is the most important issue listed by Americans this election season.
Unemployment

Unemployment Rate 2012: US Rates Continue to Decline, Mid-October Report Shows

The latest unemployment report by Gallup reveals a continued decline in unemployment rates.
Unemployment

US Unemployment Rate 2012: Department of Labor Confirms Fall in Unemployment to 7.8 Percent in September

The unemployment rate, the lowest in the past eight months, coincide with the decline reported by Gallup on Thursday.
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US Unemployment Rate 2012: Latest Gallup Report Shows Rate Down in September

The unemployment rate reflects Gallup's unadjusted measurements, which dropped to 7.9 percent in September.
Unemployment U.S.

Number of Latinos in Poverty Has Dropped: Report

A report released by the Census Bureau shows the number of Latinos in the U.S. in poverty has dropped over 1 percent.
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US Unemployment 2012: Latino Rate Higher Than National Average

Recent statistics by the Department of Labor show that unemployment among Latinos is at least two percent higher than the national average. As the presidential elections nears, what can be done, if anything at all?
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