Even as U.S. Job Market Picks Up, Unemployed Face Frustration
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Even as U.S. Job Market Picks Up, Unemployed Face Frustration

Christopher S. Rugaber, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — The job market remains a frustrating…

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Good News, Workers — Wage Gains Are Coming
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Good News, Workers — Wage Gains Are Coming

(CBS News) – By most measures, we’re in the later innings of this economic cycle.…

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What’s on the Economic Horizon for Black America in 2015?
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What’s on the Economic Horizon for Black America in 2015?

  by Starla Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com) – While…

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Black Unemployment Rate Headed for Single Digits
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Black Unemployment Rate Headed for Single Digits

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After three consecutive months of…

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2014 Was Best Hiring Year Since ’99; Jobless Rate 5.6 Pct.
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2014 Was Best Hiring Year Since ’99; Jobless Rate 5.6 Pct.

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States capped its best…

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Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?
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Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   “Like the rest of America, Black America, in…

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Job Outlook for 2015: Work Aplenty (Like it’s 1999)
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Job Outlook for 2015: Work Aplenty (Like it’s 1999)

Paul Davidson, USA TODAY   (USA Today)—A strengthening labor market will not let up this…

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Banning ‘the Box’ to Give Ex-Convicts a Better Chance at Finding a Job
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Banning ‘the Box’ to Give Ex-Convicts a Better Chance at Finding a Job

  (PBS) – HARI SREENIVASAN: Now: a move to make it easier for people who have been…

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College Sees Small, Big Benefits with Loan Promise
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College Sees Small, Big Benefits with Loan Promise

JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — When it came time to pick a…

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Blacks Rejoining the Labor Market
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Blacks Rejoining the Labor Market

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

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