Of the 12.8 million people unemployed in January, 5.5 million had been without jobs for 27 weeks or more, the Labor Department said.
If John Worth worked at the United Nations, he might be helping delegates understand a language that is quite different from their native tongues.
Employers added 120,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 8.6%, the Labor Department reported Friday.
Small movement for more employment.
Better hiring not enough to change jobless rate.
Backers of measure to raise lending cap can continue efforts as measure moves through Congress.
Sponsors Royce and McCarthy pen letter to president ahead of Thursday night speech.
American Airlines Federal Credit Union of Fort Worth, Texas has agreed to pay nearly 300 current and former employees more than $83,000 in overtime back wages following a U.S. Department of Labor investigation.
AACU says unintentional clerical error led to incorrect calculations, exemptions for salaried employees.
No one is infallible and mistakes happen. Some are out of laziness or lack of knowledge. Some people are burning the candle at both ends and unable to think clearly. Some are just plain accidents. The jerk that just cut you off on the freeway may have a blind spot....