How U.S. unemployment during COVID-19 compares with Great Recession

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The COVID-19 outbreak and the economic downturn it engendered swelled the ranks of unemployed Americans by more than 14...

SOS – Bringing Pan Africanism & Familyhood into Reality “Identifying Host Countries for Displaced...

Calling All African Heads of State, CARICOM Leaders, Heads of Governments" In partnership with Mr. Neil Nelson of Atlanta Black Star (www.atlantablackstar.com), the Honorable Kyangulani...

In some states, very few unemployed people get unemployment benefits

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The number of Americans who have filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits has blown past previous records – more...

The demographics of U.S. business owners financially at risk from COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak has put the jobs of many American workers in jeopardy, but it...

Newsroom job cuts from 2008-18 hit midcareer workers hardest

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Newsroom employment dropped by a quarter between 2008 and 2018, but the job cuts were not shouldered equally by...

Service sector job cuts from COVID-19 likely to hit younger workers more

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). COVID-19 and the coronavirus that causes it are proving to be not only a public health crisis but also...

Emerging jobs, green economy boost U.S. demand for analytical skills

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In a changing U.S. labor market, new and emerging occupations – including those that are linked to a green...

U.S. immigrant workers have made gains in high-skill occupations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Immigrants remain more likely than U.S.-born workers to work in lower-skill occupations. But the share of immigrants in high-skill,...

How the civilian jobs of U.S. veterans and non-veterans differ

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Most U.S. veterans who served in the post-9/11 era say their military service was useful in giving them skills...

Americans’ views on the current economy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). December 11, 2019 Roughly half of lower-income Republicans say current economic...

Of 41 countries, only U.S. lacks paid parental leave

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The share of moms who are working either full or part time in the United States has increased over...

Key ways the U.S. changed in the 2010s

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The past decade in the United States has seen technological advancements, demographic shifts and major changes in public opinion....

Key findings on women’s gains amid a rising demand for skilled workers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). There is a growing need for high-skill workers in the American workplace, and this has helped to narrow gender...

Baby Boomers are in the workforce later in life than past generations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The majority of Baby Boomers (U.S. adults born 1946 to 1964) are still in the labor force, and the...

How the civilian jobs of U.S. veterans and non-veterans differ

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Most U.S. veterans who served in the post-9/11 era say their military service was useful in giving them skills...

Americans’ views on the current economy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). December 11, 2019 Roughly half of lower-income Republicans say current economic...

Of 41 countries, only U.S. lacks paid parental leave

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The share of moms who are working either full or part time in the United States has increased over...

Key ways the U.S. changed in the 2010s

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The past decade in the United States has seen technological advancements, demographic shifts and major changes in public opinion....

About 1 in 6 U.S. teachers work second jobs

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Classes have ended for the summer at public schools across the United States, but a sizable share of teachers...

Baby Boomers are in the workforce later in life than past generations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The majority of Baby Boomers (U.S. adults born 1946 to 1964) are still in the labor force, and the...

Two-thirds of Americans favor a $15 federal minimum wage

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By a wide margin, Americans say they favor raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. But there...

10 facts about American workers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). More than 157 million Americans are part of the U.S. workforce, and many of them (but not all) will...

Share of young adults not working or in school at 30-year low in U.S.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The share of young adults who are not engaged in work or education has gone down gradually in recent...

Most working moms, dads say having a job is best for them despite challenges

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Balancing work and family responsibilities brings many challenges for working mothers and fathers with children younger than 18. Roughly...