New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Unemployment Remark Sparks Partisan Fuss In NJ

Democratic leaders who demanded that the top Assembly Republican apologize may have gotten more than they asked for.


New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Gillibrand Calls On Lawmakers To Extend Jobless Benefits

Gillibrand held a news conference to encourage federal lawmakers to extend long-term unemployment benefits through the end of 2011.


Job seekers fill out paperwork at a career fair at Prince George's Community College - Largo, MD - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Rise In Unemployment Takes Toll On New Yorkers

The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent in November, a seven-month high, as hiring slowed.


New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is seen outside St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - Apr 4, 2010 - Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Dolan Stays Out Of Unemployment Debate

With two million Americans losing their unemployment benefits just as the holidays are arriving, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is taking a nuanced position.


Unemployment, not hiring

Q&A: A Look At Jobless Aid Set To Expire

Nearly 2 million Americans will stop getting unemployment checks next month — unless Congress votes to renew extended jobless benefits by Nov. 30. Here’s a guide to unemployed benefits and the looming aid cutoff.

CBS New York–11/30/2010

Job seeker Stephanie Wright is seen at a career fair - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 7, 2010 - Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

151,000 Jobs Added In October; Rate Holds

Employers added the most jobs in five months in October, with the education and health care sectors leading the way.


Job seekers line up at a job fair at the Hotel Pennsylvania - New York, NY - Sep 29, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

95,000 Jobs Lost; Unemployment Rate Steady

A wave of government layoffs last month outpaced weak hiring in the private sector, pushing down the nation’s payrolls by a net total of 95,000 jobs.