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“We need to develop a people-centered, rather than task-centered, economy.”

There is no question that across the country there is great uncertainty about what the future will look like and much debate about how...

“Adam Smith got his dinner because his mother made sure it...

Over the past few decades, women have shifted from taking care of the home and the family to working in the labor market where...

The middle class is mad as hell

“We know things are bad — worse than bad. They’re crazy. It’s like everything everywhere is going crazy so we don’t go out anymore....

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....