Florida Tied for Last in Paying Unemployment Benefits
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Florida Tied for Last in Paying Unemployment Benefits

TALLAHASSEE (Miami Herald) – Most out-of-work Floridians will never see a jobless benefits check from the…

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AP News Guide: What the Fed Did Thursday and Why it Matters
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AP News Guide: What the Fed Did Thursday and Why it Matters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve’s decision Thursday to hold a key interest…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Are We the Worst Generation?
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Are We the Worst Generation?

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Our stock market has been correcting itself for…

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To Be Equal: The Value of Labor
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To Be Equal: The Value of Labor

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   “It is necessary to reaffirm that employment is…

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Black Unemployment Dips to 7-Year Low
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Black Unemployment Dips to 7-Year Low

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate…

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Economy Adds 215,000 Jobs in July, but Not Enough to Dip Unemployment Rate
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Economy Adds 215,000 Jobs in July, but Not Enough to Dip Unemployment Rate

(The Washington Post) – The job market’s winning streak continued in July as the economy…

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The Economy Keeps Getting Better, but Young Adults Keep Living With Mom and Dad
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The Economy Keeps Getting Better, but Young Adults Keep Living With Mom and Dad

(Slate) – Earlier this spring, there seemed to be signs that young adults were finally shaking off…

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Applications for US jobless Aid Fall to Low Level of 281,000
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Applications for US jobless Aid Fall to Low Level of 281,000

Christopher S. Rugaber, ASSOCIATED PRESS     WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment…

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U.S. Jobless Claims Rise to Highest Level Since February
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U.S. Jobless Claims Rise to Highest Level Since February

(Reuters) – New applications for U.S. unemployment insurance benefits rose last week to their highest…

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Jobless Rate for Black Americans Falls to 7-Year-Low, Though Racial Disparity Remains Wide
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Jobless Rate for Black Americans Falls to 7-Year-Low, Though Racial Disparity Remains Wide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Americans made strides in the job market in June, with their…

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