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Black Unemployment Rate Dropped in July
The Black unemployment rate dropped in July. The jobless rate for African-Americans was 9.1 percent...


Black Unemployment Rate Rose in May
The unemployment rate for African-Americans rose from 9.6 percent to 10.2 percent in May....


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...


Government Shutdown's Trickle-Down Effect
Labor Department employee Valerie Parker discusses the real-life effect of a government shutdown....


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


Black Unemployment Rate Dipped in September
The Black unemployment rate in September was 11.0 percent....


Black Unemployment Ticked Up in July
The Black unemployment rate in July rose from 10.7 percent in June to 11.5 percent....


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....


Ferguson Election Triples Number of Blacks on City Council
Voter turnout increased substantially from the previous election....


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


CBC and Others Urge Obama Administration to Appoint Police Czar
Leaders offer steps to improve police-community relations....


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...


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,...


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...


Commentary: Blacks Lag in New York's Job Renaissance
According to the U.S. Labor Department, more than half of all of African-Americans and other non-Hi...


February Black Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly
The overall unemployment rate continued to hover at around 8.3 percent while the Black unemployment...


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


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

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