Unemployment appears to increase the risk of having a stroke in middle-age Japanese men and women, and may have similar implications in the U.S, according to new research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. Compared with continuously employed middle-aged Japanese participants: Those experiencing at least one period of unemployment increased risks of developing […]
Lower Unemployment Rate Results in 13-Week Reduction to State’s Extended Unemployment Benefits The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) have announced that due to the state’s improving unemployment rate, Texas is no longer eligible for federally funded Extended Benefits (EB). EB paid up to an additional 13 weeks of Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment […]
If you are unemployed or interested in a new career the NAACP Regional Diversity Job Fair is coming to Dallas next week. This event provides an opportunity to meet face-to-face with companies that are hiring and looking for experienced candidates. Employers are seeking candidates with experience and interest in sales, engineering, government, security, education, military, medical, […]
Emma West, Kathy Peterson and Jason Powell are all African American. And, they are all unemployed. It is an all too familiar problem throughout the country.
President Barack Obama has announced his plans to seek re-election in 2012. Will he enjoy the same support from the black community he had in 2008?
Unemployment among African Ameicans hovers around 25 percent, how can it be fixed?