SC unemployment fell to 5.5 percent in March

The latest information South Carolina's unemployment rate continued a nearly yearlong decline last month, falling for the 10th month in a row, state officials said Friday. The state's jobless rate was 5.5 percent in March, according … Please leave your thoughts

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Job prospects bleak for millions

The latest info For the long-term unemployed, finding a job is hard — but keeping one may be even harder. What do you think?

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Morici: Unemployment used as wedge issue

Morici: Unemployment used as wedge issue
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Check out this awesome video - Economist Peter Morici explains how the loss of unemployment benefits for 1.3 million might affect the economic recovery. Terrorism fears rise, with only 6 w... What do (more)

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Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

Get the latest info… Unemployment rates can fall when people leave the job market, as well as when employers hire. Part of that decline came from the loss unemployment benefits for jobless workers. Because those workers needed to look for jobs in order to receive benefits, the loss of the jobless aid likely caused them to give up their hunts and no longer be counted as unemployed. Please leave your thoughts

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Illinois unemployment drops to 5-year-low

Get the latest info Unemployment in Illinois dropped in March to 8.4 percent, the lowest level since 2009, the state Department of Employment Security said Thursday. Unemployment was down from 8.7 percent in February. But … Please leave your thoughts

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