Labor Department

Governor David Paterson (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Governor Paterson To Sign NY Wage Protection Bill

The National Employment Law Project, based on a worker survey, estimates New York City employers shortchange their low-wage workers, including those in the retailing and restaurant businesses, by almost $1 billion a year.


Unemployment, not hiring

Jobless Benefits Reduced In NJ

Those in the Garden State seeking jobless benefits for the first time will be eligible for up to 26 weeks of aid instead of 99 weeks.


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.


(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks Fall After Cisco Earnings, Jobless Data

Stocks are down for a third day on more disappointing earnings and economic news.