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  • Reuters/Reuters - A job seeker (R) meets with a prospective employer at a career fair in New York City, October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
    Jobless claims hint at firming job market

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, offering hope the sluggish labor market recovery may have picked up a step.
  • Black unemployment has had minimal improvement despite economic growth
    Despite Economic Growth, Minimal Improvement for Black Unemployment

    Berkeley – A new report by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education finds that between the first quarter of 2012 and the fourth quarter of 2012, Black unemployment rates remained...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • Unemployment - Credit: NYTimes.com, Lucas Jackson/Reuters
    Unemployment High Yet Jobs Remain Unfilled

    During the Democratic National Convention last week former President Bill Clinton touched on a pretty incredible statistic: there are currently over 3 million jobs that remain unfilled in the United States. In fact, according...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Unemployed
    How To Turn Around Long-Term Unemployment

    If you’ve been out of a job for more than a year, one big thing could turn it around It would be an understatement to say that the economy is in terrible shape.  Statistically,...

    • Posted August 10, 2012
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  • StartWire
    StartWire Helps Unemployed Claim Benefits

    Lebanon, NH (May 9, 2012) – StartWire™, a game-changing Internet job search organizer, today launched a first-of-its-kind application for unemployed job seekers – the StartWire Unemployment Work Search Organizer. With all 50 states requiring...

    • Posted May 9, 2012
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  • Annual Report: Black Employment and Unemployment in 2011

    Berkeley — A new report by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education finds that throughout 2011, Black worker unemployment remained in the 15 to 16 percent range, while unemployment for...

    • Posted February 7, 2012
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  • UC Berkeley Labor Center
    Black Unemployment Rate in Decline

    Black Unemployment Rate Was 13.6% in January 2012, a decline from 15.8% in December 2011. According to the UC Berkeley Labor Center the unemployment rate for Blacks was 13.6 percent last month.* This is...

    • Posted February 6, 2012
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  • Harris Allied
    It’s a Job Seeker’s Market: Employers Need New Tactics to Recruit, Retain ‘HIPOs’

    NEW YORK, NY – September 20, 2011 – The tables have turned for tech professionals, with unemployment for these groups at a low 3.3 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a...

    • Posted September 20, 2011
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  • A job seeker walks the floor at a large career fair at Rutgers University
    Jobless claims, housing data offer economic hope

    (Reuters) – The number of Americans claiming new jobless benefits hit a three-month low last week and contracts to buy existing homes rose in June, hopeful signs for an economy that has struggled to...

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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