unemployment

via Wkyc: Furloughed federal workers in the state of Ohio are eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. Officials with Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services says so far 628 federal employees have sought state assistance. However, with the help comes some conditions: First, the UI benefits are only available to furloughed workers, not the […]

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A young girl who was a guest at the White House’s annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” did her father a favor. She handed Michelle Obama his résumé. When Obama called on a girl, identified by the Associated Press as 10-year-old Charlotte Bell, during a question-and-answer session, the girl stood up and […]

It’s hard to tap into your fortune when you’re unemployed, but Dr. Deena Carr is back  on ”The James Fortune Show” to help you stay on track. Listen to…

Last week, we learned that African American unemployment rates stayed level last month, with an absurdly high official unemployment rate of 14.1 percent. Unemployment rates for African American men fell, while those for African American women rose. These rates are way too high and understate the extent of pain that exists in the African American […]

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — President Barack Obama says the May jobs report shows that the economy is not creating jobs “as fast as we want”…

Unfortunately, the unemployment rate for African Americans rose in May to 13.6 percent from 13.0 percent in April, the Labor Department said on Friday. The…

WASHINGTON — Pressuring Congress, President Barack Obama is laying out an election year “to do” list Tuesday that urges lawmakers to take another look at…

Finding a job is hard enough for African-Americans these days. But black people in Britain suffer from even higher rates of unemployment, especially during the last…

  Raise your hand if someone you know was laid off in the last month. The odds are pretty good (meaning awful). Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that hiring slowed dramatically in March. Although more people are being taken on than cut loose in the private sector as a whole, the public […]

(WOIO) – The unemployment rate in Ohio continued to climb for the third straight month.  It rose to 9.1 percent in August, up from 9 percent in July.  When will things get better?  The news does not look good for nearly 600 postal employees in Akron and Canton.  They are now among the thousands who […]

(WOIO) – The unemployment rate in Ohio continued to climb for the third straight month.  It rose to 9.1 percent in August, up from 9 percent in July.  When will things get better?  The news does not look good for nearly 600 postal employees in Akron and Canton.  They are now among the thousands who […]