Unemployment

What That $600 a Week Really Means

Unless Congress acts, most unemployed people will be trying to scrape by on around $400 a week.

By George Wentworth

You're Hired!

The Democrats are looking for a big idea? Here's one: a guaranteed job for anyone who wants one. It's not as crazy as it sounds.

By Jeff Spross

Quitters Prosper

One fix we can implement that could help wage growth: allow workers who quit their jobs to collect unemployment insurance.

By Nick Bunker