Beat The House: Get Reemployed

Beat The House: Get Reemployed

November 14, 2012

These are dark days, job-wise — and the deck is stacked against men, whose unemployment rates top women’s across the board. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, half of America’s jobless have been out of work for six months or more: That’s 6.6 million people, all scrambling for the same scant few positions. […]

UCUBED map showcases broad GOP attack on jobless.

UCUBED map showcases broad GOP attack on jobless.

September 19, 2012

Metropolitan area unemployment numbers for the month of February reveal another poor showing on behalf of state governments to create much-needed jobs. In fact, instead of putting Americans back to work, a number of state governors and legislatures – particularly those with Republican majorities – are proposing and moving a series of bills aimed at […]

A Decade of Unemployment

A Decade of Unemployment

September 16, 2012

A look at American unemployment rates by state from 2000-2009 reveals a decade of steady unemployment rates that ended with a sharp rise in unemployment. As with most financial crises, the recession of the decade greatly affected unemployment rates. The unemployment rate is the number of people that have been determined as being without employment […]