College seniors about to receive their degrees are finding the job market a bit less scary than it's been in recent years.
New applications for unemployment benefits held steady last week while mid-Atlantic factory activity rose in April, new reports show.
President Obama will sign two executive orders Tuesday to address the wage gap between men and women that are part of a bigger Democratic effort.
U.S. employers maintained a solid pace of hiring for a second straight month in March, further evidence the economy was shifting into higher gear after a brutally cold winter.
The U.S. economy likely created jobs at the fastest pace in four months in March as it shifted into a higher gear after being held back by a brutally cold winter.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the extraordinary measures the central bank has used to boost the economy are still needed.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.), always an advocate for average Americans, explains why boosting the minimum wage is good for all of us.
A growing number of Americans quitting the labor force are likely gone for good, offering a cautionary note to the Fed as it tries to gauge how tight the job market is.
The U.S. unemployment rate will fall below 6 percent by the end of this year, a Federal Reserve official says, offering a bullish view on the country's economy.
In 2012, Mitt Romney ran an ad suggesting that Chrysler was going to stop building Jeeps in Ohio and move production to China. He was wrong. The Toledo plant is hiring.
Three winners of the Nobel Prize for economics were among 500 signers of a new letter against increasing the minimum wage. Seven Nobelists earlier signed a letter in support.
U.S. retail sales rose slightly more than expected in February, pointing to some strength in the economy after harsh weather abruptly slowed activity in recent months.
A large prostitution study found an industry filled with workers pitted against each other, strict financial quotas, and increasing use of technology. Sound like your office?
Artificial intelligence, with software that can learn, could take over many more jobs, including loan officers, law-firm clerks, taxi drivers and building cleaning crews.
This rare harmony holds the potential to reshape the debate on bridging the growing opportunity gap. Just don't count on Obama's proposal to pass without changes.
The market plunge was caused by the financial crisis, but guess which sector has been among the best performers during the past five years? Yes, financials.
U.S. job growth rose more than expected in February, which could ease fears of an abrupt slowdown in economic growth.
U.S. hiring likely picked up in February, but the size of the gain is nevertheless expected to be modest as the economy struggled with unusually severe winter weather.
As competition for low-wage jobs that don't need college degrees has grown, it's meant higher unemployment and lower wages for those with less education.
When Washington's residents voted in 1998 to raise its minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. They were wrong.
A private survey shows that U.S. companies added slightly more jobs in February than in January, but harsh winter weather weighed on hiring for the third straight month.
Women in the workforce are penalized by strict work schedules and greater hourly pay for those who work longer days. The cure? Flexibility.
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would help lift 900,000 families out of poverty, but it could also eliminate about 500,000 mostly low-wage jobs, a report says.