Jobs

A box for job seekers to leave resumes sits on a table. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, FILE)

March Unemployment Report Sends Stocks Down

Employers added just 88,000 jobs in March, the fewest number in nine months, and analysts fear it could signal the economy is heading into a weak spring.

04/05/2013

Woman doing her taxes (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

How Studying Your Taxes Can Help Your Career

About half of Americans say they feel underpaid. Are you one of them?

03/25/2013

A closed area at Liberty State Park - March 18, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Sandy Cleanup Means Job Opportunities At N.J. State Parks

Cleanup from superstorm Sandy at New Jersey state parks has provided a boost in job opportunties for those looking for work.

03/18/2013

Screenshot of Nassau Works app

Nassau County Launches New Online Job Bank

Nassau Works, which was officially launched Tuesday, helps connect job seekers with local businesses by way of a free online service.

02/26/2013

Rep. Bill Pascrell (file / credit: Office Of Bill Pascrell)

Pascrell Tours Bergen Tech Teterboro, Says He’ll Re-Introduce Jobs Bill

Rep. Bill Pascrell took time Thursday tour the Bergen County Technical Schools campus in Teterboro and tout his jobs plan.

02/21/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy Pushes Economic Recovery In Second Budget

Gov. Dan Malloy unveiled the second, two-year budget of his administration on Wednesday, promising to move Connecticut closer to recovery from the national recession by continuing investments in education and job development.

02/06/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Sea Girt - Feb. 6, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Talks Plan For Sandy Aid; Job Fair Held For Sandy Victims

New Jersey is getting the largest portion of the first major federal grant for recovery from Superstorm Sandy at will start with $1.8 billion.

02/06/2013

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Bloomberg To Veto Bill Prohibiting Employers From Excluding Unemployed Applicants

Speaker Christine Quinn said the council would override a veto of the bill that would prohibit employers from using a person’s employment status in a hiring decision.

01/23/2013

United States Postal Service Job Event at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Long Island - Dec. 27, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

U.S. Postal Service Holds Job Fair At Roosevelt Field Mall

Some shoppers were looking for more than just bargains at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Thursday.

12/27/2012

United States Postal Service mail truck (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Postal Service Looks For Workers On Long Island In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

After hearing the stories about people needing jobs in the Rockaways, the United States Postal Service on Long Island called the WCBS 880 newsroom to say they need paid help as a number of people are about to retire.

12/20/2012

Cleanup workers in Far Rockaway, Queens - Dec. 18, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Residents Of The Rockaways Continue Struggle For Normalcy

Getting life back to normal in the Rockaways after superstorm Sandy is a slow process.

12/18/2012

Walmart workers protest (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

New York State Department Of Labor Commissioner Peter Rivera makes federal grant announcement in Red Hook Nov. 25, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Federal Grant To Help Get Thousands Of New Yorkers Back To Work

The New York State Department of Labor is administering the funds and will work with communities to help deploy workers to job sites.

11/25/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

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.

11/16/2012

An Obama supporter on election night. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Just Biding Our Time

In no time, conservatives will be trying to hold back the smirks as these liberals slowly but surely realize what they’ve done to our country.

11/13/2012

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