Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., plans to introduce the Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act, which will put over 2 million people to work.
With African American unemployment at over 16 percent, the Congressional Black Caucus has launched a series of public hearings and jobs fairs across the country during the month of August.
There's bad news for the nation's 14 million unemployed: Two top experts at the Economic Policy Institute say the jobs slump will continue.
People here are in shock after Republicans, just before Memorial Day, voted in Congress to reward the owners of the Avondale Shipyard $310 million for putting 5,000 local people out of work.
For the people who live in boder towns, some with roots going back for generations, these tiny communities are home to growing hunger and poverty.
A total of one out of every six workers are un- or underemployed.
Bay area elected officials addressed a crowd that packed the great hall at International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 6 to honor the great civil rights and peace leader.
Alameda and Contra Costa counties facing a $56 million budget shortfall have cut service but riders say no way!
It's crunch time! The polls are open and today's the day to cast your vote for candidates who will fight for working families, not candidates funded by the corporations.
95,000 jobs were lost in September because the private sector added only 64,000 jobs while government employment went down by 159,000.