Unemployment

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$45M dedicated to advancing San Francisco workforce over next 3 years

The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) has announced that $45…

 

In this Jan. 29, 2016 photo, Terry Work stands outside a store that accepts food stamps in Bon Aqua, Tenn. Work's 27-year-old deaf son recently was denied disability payments, meaning he is considered able-bodied. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Over 1 million face loss of food aid over work requirements

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — More than 1 million low-income residents in 21…

 

Sophia Lewis, left, with PSEG Long Island, speaks to an attendee about employment opportunities during a job fair at Citi Field in New York. U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat

WASHINGTON — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent…

 

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Large job gains drive California unemployment rate down to 6.9 percent

California enjoyed its largest monthly job gain in over a year with…

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Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

On Guard: The hunt for the truth behind SF’s rosy unemployment numbers

Mayor Ed Lee wants San Francisco to rejoice, announcing The City's unemployment…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

California unemployment falls to 7 percent; few new jobs

California's unemployment rate fell to 7 percent in December, a drop of…

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US jobless aid applications drop for 1st time in 4 weeks

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for the…

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Applications for US jobless benefits drop to 287K

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week…

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US job market recovers losses yet appears weaker

The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great…

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US employers add 217K jobs; rate stays at 6.3 pct.

U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a…

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Senate nears passage of jobless-benefits bill

Capping a three-month struggle, the Senate closed in Monday on passage of…

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US factory output rose in Feb. by most in 6 months

U.S. factory output rebounded strongly in February after harsh winter storms caused…

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Fewest Americans since 2007 seek jobless benefits

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 15,000 last week to…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSearch: Maria DiDonato meets with a recruiter during a HIREvent job fair at the Hotel Whitcomb in San Francisco.

Local unemployment numbers announced

Greg Suko, a former federal auditor who has been unemployed for about…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSearch: Maria DiDonato meets with a recruiter during a HIREvent job fair at the Hotel Whitcomb in San Francisco.
Eduardo Munoz / ReutersJobScout hopes to use social gaming to create an accessible way for such people to educate themselves about tasks as simple as using a webmail account to as difficult as applying for jobs online.

Local company aims to aid the inexperienced and unemployed

As hiring has moved online, jobseekers without online skills or connectivity have…

Eduardo Munoz / ReutersJobScout hopes to use social gaming to create an accessible way for such people to educate themselves about tasks as simple as using a webmail account to as difficult as applying for jobs online.

What does the administration have against Lone Star State?

New unemployment claims rose this past week and total unemployment across the…

Obama 2012's $47 million second quarter in perspective

Obama 2012 Campaign Manager Jim Messina announced via web-video this morning that,…

Policies push Americans out of the work force

Friday’s job numbers from the  Department of Labortold a grim tale about…

You are what your record says you are

Last month, David Gregory tripped up new DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz…

Bipartisan choice for first Twitter Town Hall question: Whare are the jobs?

It’s not every day the Republican National Committee and AFL-CIO agree on…