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About the debate: We have some questions about the future of...

In the latest Economist/YouGov poll, 73 percent of respondents believe that unemployment is a problem, and 43 percent say it is a serious one....

Steven Rattner on the state of jobs

Steven Rattner, chairman & CEO of Willett Advisors and MSNBC Morning Joe economic analyst, talks with us about jobs and the "hollowing out of...

Strong hiring equals more workers coming off sidelines

As the United States economy continues its upward job growth and employers have more job openings than skilled candidates, there is a question of...

Unemployment rate is lowest since 1969: Is that the whole story?

Are we living in the best economic times since Woodstock was a thing and Neil Armstrong walked on the moon? The jobs report from...

Wages finally show signs of life in biggest jump since 2009

Americans may finally see the benefits of a shrinking labor pool as wages rose at its fastest rate in nine years. It is more positive...

Survey: Americans say happy days are here – and soon to...

The lingering scars from the Great Recession are still prevalent in many American workers’ minds this Labor Day. According to the latest Work Trends...

In-demand jobs pushing U.S. employment higher

Like last month, manufacturing and health care employment was solid as the nation continued its impressive run of 94 straight months of job growth....

Solid job growth is luring more job seekers and keeping wages...

Employers added 213,000 jobs in June with gains in the manufacturing and healthcare sectors, but the jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows...

April jobs report: Jobless rate drops as labor pool shrinks

Job creation was modest in April, while both the unemployment rate and the labor participation rate dropped. Employers added 164,000 workers to the payrolls, with...

March jobs report: Hiring pace off target, though record streak continues

We got a weaker than expected headline number from the March jobs report, but a record-setting number in hiring none-the-less. Last month, employers added 103,000...