PHOENIX - Hundreds of teachers at religious schools around the state could soon be at risk of being laid off with no prospect of collecting jobless benefits.
PHOENIX - Calling it "an important part of improving education," Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Thursday to eliminate the AIMS test - including the graduation requirement - paving the way for something else to measure the new Common Core Standards already being implemented in Arizona schools.
PHOENIX — The state's jobless rate inched down just a bit last month amid weaker than expected showing in retail and health care employment.
PHOENIX - State lawmakers are poised to make it more difficult for some people to collect unemployment benefits.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. job market is proving surprisingly strong and raising hopes that the economy will be resilient enough this year to withstand a budget standoff in Washington and potentially deep cuts in federal spending.
PHOENIX - A House panel voted Wednesday to require those seeking unemployment benefits to prove they were fired and did not just quit.
PHOENIX - More than a third of Arizonans collecting jobless benefits could be getting their final checks this week.
PHOENIX - If the numbers ultimately prove accurate, Arizona had a lackluster October in terms of job growth.
PHOENIX — Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is down again, declining to 8.1 percent in October.
PHOENIX — The state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped a tenth of a point last month, to 8.2 percent.
WASHINGTON - Tucson was the sixth-poorest of the nation's large metropolitan areas in 2011, with a poverty rate of 20.4 percent, according to new data from the Census Bureau.
The YWCA Tucson is offering a workshop series for women, YWork: Skills for Successful Employment.
PHOENIX - The state's jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point last month.
Arizona’s unemployment rate edged up a tenth of a point from June to a seasonally adjusted 8.3 percent in July, as nonfarm payroll employment declined by 21,800 jobs over the month, the state reported today.
PHOENIX - Arizona's seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained at 8.2 percent in June for the third month in a row.
PHOENIX — Arizona's seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained at 8.2 percent in June for the third month in a row.
With growing numbers of veterans returning to Southern Arizona facing high unemployment, Pima County plans to open a new One Stop center with specific services for them next month.
Reuben Trevizo, with Pima County Facilities Management, gets the Kino Veterans One Stop Workforce Center ready for its opening Sunday.
Arizona's unemployment rate remained unchanged in May, at 8.2 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis, according to the Arizona Department of Administration.
Arizona and Tucson continue to gradually recuperate from the recession but it’s a fragile recovery, University of Arizona economists said today.