longterm unemployment

Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

Hiring picked up in February, helping to bring the unemployment rate down to its lowest level since before Obama took office, and stocks hit yet another record high.

Getting Laid Off Is Not The Same As Being Fired

Fred Clark from Slacktivist points out something that should be obvious to anyone with an ounce of empathy -- or intelligence: The confused conservatives seem to mistakenly believe that during the Great Recession those 8 million workers were