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Veterans' unemployment edges down but remains high

The unemployment rate for veterans who served since 2001 dipped slightly in 2013 to 9 percent, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Tags: VA , veterans unemployment , September 11 , Teresa Gerton , Labor Department , Thomas Perez , Economic Policy Institute

Friday - 03/21/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Sequestration and its impact on you

Washington attorney John Mahoney, and Federal Times writers Stephen Losey and Sean Reilly answer your questions about sequestration and furloughs.
February 20, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , sequestration , furloughs , budget debate , budget battle , TSP , retirement , pay freeze , pension liability , John Mahoney , Sean Reilly , Stephen Losey , Federal Times , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 08:04pm EST
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Air Force bolsters civilian transition program for veterans

It's the first major overhaul of the program in 20 years. Among the changes, the Air Force is offering three "paths" for airmen an educational to go back to school, a small business path to become an entrepreneur and a vocational technical path.

Tags: Peggy Rayfield , Air Force , DoD , workforce , veterans , Federal Drive

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 03:43pm EDT
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White House Numerology

Lurita Doan's "12 Days of Consider This"

Tags: Barack Obama , White House , stimulus , Afghanistan , Nancy Pelosi , Harry Reid , federal debt , terrorists , Al Qaeda , appropriations , MIT , DARPA , GDP

Monday - 12/07/2009, 03:08pm EST
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Labor wants apps for job hunters

The Labor Department is turning to the public for ideas to help people find jobs. Labor is offering up to $35,000 for an app that helps unemployed people find the right career path.

Tags: Collaboration Center , Labor , apps , technology ,

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 08:30am EDT

Vets' jobless rate climbs to nearly 10 percent

The American Legion's Joseph Sharpe explains why vets continue to struggle to find work as the nation's overall jobless rate declines.

Tags: Joseph Sharpe , American Legion , VA , hiring , Dorobek Insider , DoD Report

Monday - 02/07/2011, 03:04pm EST
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Gray: Cities need more help from the federal government

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray points to job training as the key to lowering the city's unemployment rate, and he's looking to the federal government for help.

Tags: jobs , Vince Gray , U.S. Conference of Mayors , stimulus , job training

Saturday - 06/18/2011, 04:26pm EDT

Are woeful job numbers just a bump in the road?

Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large for CBS MoneyWatch.com

Tags: Jill Schlesinger , CBS MoneyWatch.com , jobs ,

Friday - 06/03/2011, 08:18pm EDT
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Unemployment, other help available for furloughed feds

Unemployment benefits as well as other help is available for federal employees to help pay their bills in the event of a shutdown.

Tags: Jim Moran , furlough , shutdown , budget , FEEA , NTEU

Friday - 04/08/2011, 11:23am EDT
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