U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-TexasUnemployed.jpg

Jobs stats prompt demand for action

DALLAS - North Texas Jobs with Justice initiated a news conference on July 2 as the regular first-Friday unemployment statistics were released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-march.jpg

GOP says no to jobless benefits, groups plan D.C. march

How do you trim a bill to provide unemployment benefits to laid-off workers in the millionaires' club of the U.S. Senate?

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-jobs11.jpg

Corporate interests block jobs legislation

Powerful corporate interests in Congress however are blocking jobs legislation.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-3001125564867aecb1ef.jpg

Action on jobs key to victory in November

"We don't have the luxury of all this whining and agonizing. We've got to turn the agonizing into organizing."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ChicagoUnemployed.jpg

Chicago unemployed organize

Unemployed workers took to the streets the day after Memorial Day to demand jobs and extension of unemployment benefits.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ImReady2.jpg

At Blue-Green Alliance meet, the cry is, “Good Jobs, Clean Air!”

WASHINGTON - Truck-driver Porfirio Diaz brought the 3,500 delegates at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs national conference here to their feet May 5 with his harrowing story of the struggle he and his fellow drivers are waging for union rights and clean air in the Port of Oakland in California.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-jobs9.jpg

What’s gone wrong, America?” ask jobless

It's disappointing. America is my home. What's gone wrong?" asked Leroy Smith, a laid off Chicago bus driver. "I'm through being patient. We need the government to put us back to work now."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Ministers2.jpg

Detroit ministers prepare for U.S. Social Forum

One way Detroiters are fighting back is by taking advantage of the U.S. Social Forum, an event expected to draw tens of thousands.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-JobsRallyMar19-2010-018.jpg

Time for big, bold federal jobs program

Jobs for America NOW is organizing meetings with lawmakers while they are home for the Easter recess to urge them to pass Rep. George Miller's $75 billion jobs bill.

Debate rages on how to solve Black unemployment

A debate raged recently over growing Black unemployment - 30 percent among youth - as President Obama renewed federal support for historically Black colleges.

17 8 9 10 11