CNN Money’s Poppy Harlow joins Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss comments made by the head of industrial conglomerate 3M (MMM, Fortune 500). 3M CEO George Buckley blasted the president as being “anti-business,” saying that the policies of this administration make business want to do business elsewhere.
As the nation’s largest peacetime jobs program – the U.S. Census 2010 effort – winds down and its temporary workforce continues to join the ranks of the unemployed, a growth in private sector jobs was not enough to keep the unemployment rate from climbing slightly – one-tenth of a percentage point to 9.6 percent – […]
Another month, another grim jobs report. We lot 54,000 jobs in July. Most of those — in fact, 114,000 of them — were expiring census jobs. The private sector added jobs slowly but steadily, posting 67,000 in gains. This report doesn’t really tell a story of recovery nor of recession. It’s just stagnation: We’re not […]
President Obama’s Oval Office speech last night the end of combat in Iraq was also in part a message about job creation, and improving the economy. In this interview, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous analyzes the president’s speech, while discussing in what ways the US can move beyond these economic struggles.
New applications for unemployment insurance reached the half-million mark last week for the first time since November, a sign that employers are likely cutting jobs again as the economy slows.