Capitalism / Economy
Capitalism and Economy
staff | Washington, DC | 7/20/14
Data released by the federal government July 18 show that many states continue to suffer from consistently high rates of unemployment.
staff | Washington, D.C. | 6/19/14
Noting that hundreds of thousands of the long-term unemployed are veterans, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged fellow legislators pass a measure to...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 6/08/14
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stated in a June 6 press statement, “It is my hope that Congress can still act on extending unemployment. This vital...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/06/14
On June 6, the Labor Department released the May report on the job market. While the unemployment stayed the same at 6.3%, a broader measure, called the...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/21/14
House speaker John Boehner (R-OH) still refuses to allow a vote on legislation to restore unemployment compensation to the long-term jobless.
Secretary of Labor Perez willing to meet with Rep. Boehner on Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC)
staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/11/14
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez urged an immediate vote on bill to extend benefits for the long term jobless in a May 7 letter to Republican House Speaker...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 4/27/14
House Republican leadership is still blocking legislation to restore Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC).
staff | Washington, D.C. | 4/18/14
Legislation to restore unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed is being blocked by House Republicans.
staff | Washington D.C. | 4/10/14
Legislation to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless passed the Senate, April 7.
staff | Washington, D.C. | 4/05/14
A vote is expected on legislation to restore Extended Unemployment Compensation this Monday, April 7.