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DC unemployment rate is lowest in 5 years

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 06:00pm EST

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Va.'s jobless rate falls slightly in November

The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate fell slightly to 5.4 percent in November.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 05:45pm EST

Tags: Virginia, unemployment rate

Furloughed feds who sought unemployment must repay cash

For some feds, the guarantee of back pay means now it's payback time.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 06:53pm EDT

Tags: furlough, federal workers, shutdown, andrew mollenbeck

Europe Meets D.C.: The American Dream and celebrity news

WTOP's European interns discuss the differences in unemployment and celebrity news in this week's edition of Europe Meets D.C.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 10:27am EST

Tags: Europe meets D.C., American University, Germany, Norway, celebrities, Petraeus, Alina Braun, Christine Amdam

Local auto shop offers car repairs for struggling families

A family-owned auto shop in Fairfax County has an unusual way of helping people who are looking for a job or struggling to make ends meet.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 10:49pm EST

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, Wiygul Automotive Clinic

How US states fared on jobless aid applications

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market. But Labor Department officials cautioned that the figures were distorted by Superstorm Sandy.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 12:07pm EST

Tags: economy, Virginia

The good and the bad news about jobs recovery

The good news: employers are starting to hire again. The bad news: the new jobs are low-paying.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 06:52am EDT

Tags: jamie forzato, The New York Times, jobs, employment, national employment law project

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