Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, as jobless claims remain at relatively low levels that point toward stronger economic growth.
To push for a vote on a bill to renew extended federal aid, advocates for the long-term unemployed highlight personal stories of jobless people.
U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in May, but that probably will do little to change expectations of an acceleration in growth this quarter.
United Airlines is changing the way it doles out frequent flier miles, and it may hurt many travelers.
New applications for unemployment benefits held steady last week while mid-Atlantic factory activity rose in April, new reports show.
The Passamaquoddy are aiming to become one of the biggest maple syrup operations in Maine, and bring some hope to a tribe with high joblessness and poverty.
U.S. import prices rose more than expected in March as food prices recorded their largest increase in three years.
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.
Fewer Americans than projected filed for unemployment benefits last week, a report shows, while worker productivity rose less than previously thought in the fourth quarter.
For all the talk about drones replacing parcel carriers or self-driving cars disrupting the taxi biz, a tech revolution is going to roil the restaurant industry much sooner.
A report shows that there are still three times as many children living with parents who've been unemployed more than six months as there were in 2007, before the recession.
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps -- a switch from a few years ago.
Expired federal jobless benefits unexpectedly cleared an early hurdle Tuesday, offering a glimmer of hope to the long-term jobless and their families.
Most people believe that older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people. One problem: The idea isn't supported by a wisp of fact.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell for a second week last week, suggesting labor market conditions continue to steadily improve.
More than 1 million Americans are bracing for a harrowing, post-Christmas jolt as extended federal unemployment benefits come to a sudden halt this weekend.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nearly a month, a hopeful sign for the labor market.
It's a classic Catch 22. Your credit is bad because you need a job, and you can't get a job because your credit is bad. A host of advocacy groups want to fix that.