Wages Show Signs of Picking Up as U.S. Job Market Improves
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Wages Show Signs of Picking Up as U.S. Job Market Improves

  (Bloomberg) – The American job market shows signs of entering a new stage that…

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Record Number of Former Workers Without Benefits
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Record Number of Former Workers Without Benefits

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – With no federal unemployment insurance…

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Applications for US Jobless Aid Barely Rose Last Week
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Applications for US Jobless Aid Barely Rose Last Week

JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment…

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Good News for Some of Us: Other People are Quitting Jobs
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Good News for Some of Us: Other People are Quitting Jobs

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Quitting your job — all but…

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U.S. Recovering from Bush’s Failed Policies
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U.S. Recovering from Bush’s Failed Policies

By Wellington Webb NNPA Guest Columnist   I served as Mayor of Denver from 1991…

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Payrolls Climb More Than Forecast, U.S. Jobless Rate at 5.5%
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Payrolls Climb More Than Forecast, U.S. Jobless Rate at 5.5%

  (Bloomberg) — The U.S. job-creation machine kept exceeding expectations in February. Wages continued to…

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Businesses Add 212,000 Jobs in February
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Businesses Add 212,000 Jobs in February

  (USA Today) – Private employers hired 212,000 workers in February, adding more muscle to…

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Small Businesses Are Going on a Hiring Binge
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Small Businesses Are Going on a Hiring Binge

  (Bloomberg) — Sterling Risk Advisors, an Atlanta-based property and casualty insurance broker with 86…

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Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to 313,000
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Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to 313,000

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans sought unemployment aid last…

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Black Unemployment Dips to 10.3 Percent
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Black Unemployment Dips to 10.3 Percent

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

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