PHOENIX — Arizonans won't know for at least a month — if not longer — whether a jump last month in the state's unemployment rate, to 8.3 percent from 8 percent, is a trend or a glitch.
Medieval doctors bled their patients with leaches. Far from improving their condition, it left them worse off. Raising the wages of fast-food workers to $15 an hour would produce similar results for those the proposal is intended to help.
PHOENIX — Arizona's jobless rate jumped three-tenths of a point last month and now is a full percentage point higher than the national figure.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy is steadily adding jobs - just not at a consistently strong pace.
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.