SPECIAL REPORT: How did the state falsely accuse 40,000 of unemployment fraud?
It’s supposed to protect the vulnerable, but when the Unemployment Agency makes a mistake who holds them accountable? Over the past few years, 40,000 Michiganders have been accused of fraud and more than 90% of those were false accusations.
What Is The 'Real' Unemployment Rate?
U.S. DOL's Heidi Shierholz explains how there is no one way to capture the state of something as complex as the U.S. labor market, which is why the department publishes a huge array of measures that together provide a comprehensive picture.
Scott’s unemployment rate drops out of state’s 10 highest
For the first time in a decade, Scott County’s unemployment rate is no longer ranked among the 10 highest in the State of Tennessee. The local jobless rate fell sharply in February, dropping …
What is the Unemployment Rate in Berlin?
New statistics from the state Department of Labor show unemployment rates for every town in Connecticut.
What Is the Real Unemployment Rate?
In which John Green discusses the "real" unemployment rate in the United States, and how different ways of calculating jobless rates have led to vastly diffe...
CA Unemployment Rate Unchanged In November
California's unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent in November. The state Employment Development Department said Friday that employers added 30,700 nonfarm payroll jobs last month.
Unemployment rate decreased to 4.3% in November
The San Diego Monthly Employment Report (October 2016 to November 2016) shows decreases in the civilian unemployment rate and labor force and increases to employment "I am thrilled that 12,100 more jobs are available for San Diegans and to see unemployment go from 5.8% two years ago to 5% one year ago to 4.3% today. Retail is healthy because of a strong holiday season and there is growth in education jobs in local and state government. With that said, on my mind is…
Why the unemployment rate still matters
Just like your body, the economy is a superbly complex system. When you visit doctors or other healthcare providers, they routinely take several measurements — height, weight, blood pressure, and temperature. Tracking these vital signs over time can lead you and your healthcare providers to seek further tests. Yet, even when your healthcare providers need more information, they continue to take the basic measurements In much…
Unemployment rate at lowest in 10 years
America's job market rebounded in April as employers added 211,000 jobs to the economy.
But what's the REAL unemployment rate?
The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent in October, but that's not the only number to evaluate.
What exactly is the unemployment rate?
Note: This is post #98 in a weekly video series on basic economics. If someone has a job, they’re defined as “employed.” But does that mean that everyone without a job is unemployed? Not exactly. F…
Is the Unemployment Rate Real, or What?
Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump called the unemployment rate “phony.” The White House is singing a different tune now that it’s hit a 16-year low during his presidency.
What's the real unemployment rate?
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in August, but does that rate tell the real story?
Jobs in India: Top 5 states with the highest and lowest unemployment rate
For the August month series, north-eastern and southern states scored best, while the northern states suffer from double-digit unemployment rates, as per CMEI monthly data series (average)
Ohio's unemployment rate 5.1%; state gained 25,100 jobs
Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in January, which the state gaining 25,100 jobs.
Why Utah's Growing Unemployment Rate is a Good Thing
Unemployment is very often looked at as a negative. The health of our country’s economy is often associated with unemployment. Naturally, the goal would be to decrease the unemployment in a state or county as much as possible.
California unemployment rate falls to 10.2% in September
SACRAMENTO - California's unemployment rate fell to 10.2% in September from 10.6% in August, posting one of the biggest drops of any state for the month.The decline took the rate to its lowest...
What could low unemployment rates mean for employers
Eastern Idaho is seeing more jobs, but not enough people to fill them. A new report released by the Idaho Department of Labor shows unemployment continues a nine-month streak of 3 percent or lower in unemployment, with the state staying at 2.9 percent for the month of May.
Chart: What’s the real unemployment rate?
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate hit 5.5 percent in March, but does that rate tell the real story?
Why the local unemployment rate is rising again
Unemployment is starting to tick upward ever so slightly. The Buffalo Niagara region’s unemployment rate inched up to 4% last month from ...