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  • Unemployment can kill you
    Unemployment can kill you
    Unemployment has been the headline of every major news syndicate for months, and suddenly it quiets down. It is slowly simmering for another day, to repeat. Ignoring the greater issue, we have been blindsided by the health risk of being unemployed...
  • News Release of Unemployment Claims for week ending August 14, 2014
    Unemployment Claims Increase Slightly This Week
    Today the United States Department of Labor (DOL), released their advance News Release on Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims for the week ending August 9, 2014. This weeks report continues to encourage economic recovery is at work despite a...
  • Jobless benefits extended
    Unemployment benefits continued
    Coming from D.C., the Associated Press is reporting that the Senate has come to a deal to continue unemployment benefits for those who have been out of work the longest. The extension is for five months to more than 2 million jobless people and...
  • Golden Nugget Job Fair Feb 26 & 27, 2014
    ‘Chasing New Jersey’ reporters attend job fair in Atlantic City
    Tonight’s episode of “Chasing New Jersey” focused on the problems of the jobless in the Garden State and chased a story at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, where an emergency job fair was held today and will end...
  • Stagnant hiring numbers leave unemployed flat
    Stagnant hiring numbers leave unemployed feeling flat
    If the unemployed nationwide were looking for some good news as we lumber toward the holiday season, the reality of the recent hiring data will sadly disappoint for many.According to a Bureau of Labor Statistics news report issued Thursday, only...
  • Baby boomers hit hardest during recent recession reports UCLA study
    Baby boomers hit hardest during recent recession reports UCLA study
    The baby boomers were born during a prosperous era. Between 1946 and 1964, the post-war US economy was on an upswing. However, upswings are interspersed with downturns. The recent economic downturn impacted many Americans, but all were not equally...
  • Yuma, AZ, El Centro, CA with highest unemployment, 31.8 and 23.6 percent
    Yuma, AZ, El Centro, CA with highest unemployment, 31.8 and 23.6 percent
    Pity those job seekers in Yuma, AZ and El Centro, CA where according to the just released report by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics almost a third and a quarter of the labor force were without jobs, respectively, in June 2013. In Yuma the...
  • Pope heading to Brazil
    Pope warns against 'consumer cultures that demand everything new or useful'
    Pope Francis, the current leader for the Catholic church, will be in Brazil for this week to attend the international youth festival, and told journalists during his flight from Rome his concern for youth and the elderly.During his flight from...
  • Lee Creighton
    Parents must help 45-year-old son get by in North Carolina
    The Washington Post describes the state of the union in North Carolina as the state rejects federal jobless funds.Do you remember a few years back how the state of North Carolina appeared as the new progressive economy? What with Research Triangle...
  • Job Seekers
    U.S. jobless claims move in the wrong direction
    After three weeks of better than expected jobless claims, today’s report was weaker than expected. Last week, the U.S. Labor Department estimated that 360,000 people filed for initial jobless claims. The consensus estimate expected the...
  • Job Fair in Miami
    The weekly jobless claims number does not disappoint
    For the third week in a row, the weekly initial jobless claims number was less than the consensus estimate. According to the consensus estimate, 335,000 jobless claims were expected to be filed last week. However, the Labor Department reported...
  • Jobless:  Tips for Having a Good Family Christmas
    Jobless: Tips for Having a Good Family Christmas
    Many people are jobless and struggling to pay bills and make ends meet. It is very difficult to not only manage that feat, but with Christmas, on the horizon, that makes it even more difficult!Being unemployed at Christmas time can be very...
  • Keep Fishing Away
    Fishing For a Job in a Dark Pond
    Fishing of any kind requires that you drop a hook with some bait on itin the water and wait for a bite.Theremaybeall types of fish in that pond,creek,lake or gulfbut sometimes it seems like thereare no fishout thereor they simply aren't biting...
  • The plight of the long-term unemployed
    What employers want from the long-term unemployed
    While the national unemployment is continuing to slowly drop, the biggest empployment challenge seems to be those people who have been unemployed more than six months. There are currently more than 5 million long-term unemployed nationally,...
  • Colorado Springs Unemployed Panhandler
    Is Colorado unemployment really down
    According to official numbers, unemployment is starting to fall, but is this reality? We have all been hearing the news that unemployment rates across the nation are down, but many see real life differently than these statistics. Some say the jobs...