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African-American Unemployment Rate Climbed in August
The African-American jobless rate climbed from 15.9 percent to 16.7 percent in August. The overall ...


Facebook and the Labor Department Team Up on Jobs Initiative
Facebook, the Labor Department and nonprofit partners have launched a new initiative to link unempl...


Northwestern University Football Players Allowed to Unionize
National Labor Relations Board ruling says athletes should be treated as school employees....


Bank of America to Pay $2.2 Million in Discrimination Suit
U.S. Department of Labor judge orders $2.2 million to more than 1,000 African-American job applican...


Bank of America to Pay Black Job Applicants More Than $2 Million
Bank of America was ordered to pay the Black job applicants more than $2 million in back wages and ...


Despite Economy, Americans Don't Want Farm Work
Despite Economy | Americans Don't Want Farm Work...


January U.S. Unemployment Rate Drops to 9.7 Percent
U.S. January US Unemployment Rate Drops to 9.7 Percent...


Jobless Claims at 2-1/2-Year Low
New U.S. claims for jobless benefits dropped to a 2-1/2-year low last week, pointing to a firming u...


Civil Rights Leaders Salute Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary
Civil rights groups praise labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez as a champion for equal rights....


Senate Democrats Postpone Vote on Labor Nominee
The confirmation hearing for Labor secretary-nominee Thomas Perez has been pushed to next month....


U.S. Jobless Claims Rose to 410,000 Last Week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week,...


Black Unemployment Rose in October
The Black unemployment rate for October rose from 13.4 percent to 14.3 percent and the overall unem...


Official: Obama to Push for More Overtime Pay
President Obama is calling for some salaried workers to receive overtime pay....


Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!
The Department of Labor has created 100,000 jobs for low-income people aged 16 to 24. Information a...


Assistant Secretary of Labor Says the President Is Trying to Help Black America
Labor Department Assistant Secretary for Policy William Spriggs tells BET.com that African-American...


Jamaica Energy Minister Says U.S. Revoked His Visa
Jamaica's energy and mining minister resigned from his powerful Cabinet post Tuesday, hours after d...


Debra Lee Joins Career Panel at White House Summit on Working Families
BET Chairman and CEO Debra Lee shared her personal experiences at a panel on career ladders and lea...


Black Unemployment Dipped in February
The Black unemployment rate for February was 12.0 percent and the overall unemployment rate was 6.7...


Feds: Vick Illegally Used Pension Funds
Michael Vick may be out of prison. But he's in trouble again....


North Korea: 2 US Journalists Pardoned
Two U.S. journalists are pardoned by North Korea....

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