Although the U.S. gained more than 120,000 jobs last month, the numbers of the long-term unemployed barely shifted and the unemployment rates for African-Americans continued […]
More than 40 percent of the long-term unemployed say they’ve received a lot of help from family and friends. But only 1 in 10 reports […]
Lindsay Reynolds lives in Waterloo, Wis. Even before the recent economic downturn, Reynolds and her husband struggled to make ends meet. They quarreled, especially over […]
If you’re unemployed, it can be painfully clear when you don’t have the right skills to land a good job. With unemployment at 8.6 percent, […]
In the past three years, the ability and willingness of Americans to move across town or to another state have fallen to their lowest level in more than half a century.
An NPR/Kaiser Family Foundation survey examined mobility among the long-term unemployed and underemployed. Of those two groups combined, 40 percent said they would be willing to move to another state to find a job.
The country has been trying to recover from the Great Recession for three years. But the U.S. job market remains weak, leaving roughly five million […]