RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Most disputed jobless benefit cases in North Carolina are heard by legal referees behind closed doors within a maze of hallways wide enough for gurneys — a reminder that the Division […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.8 percent in May, marking the fourth straight month of improvement in the measure of economic health for workers. The state Commerce Department said Friday […]
People who want in-person help with their unemployment benefits may have a longer drive starting Feb. 15.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will release the unemployment rate for the last month of 2012, a year that saw the rate drop slightly as the economy continued an anemic improvement.
With the nation’s unemployment rate continuing to hover close to 10 percent, new research shows that those people who’ve recently been let go from their jobs may face a significantly higher risk of suffering a heart attack.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market. But Labor Department officials cautioned that the figures were distorted by Superstorm Sandy.
Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!