Jobs


Job seekers fill out applications as they wait in line to enter a job fair at a new Target retail store on August 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
White Women Are Bouncing Back From the Economic Downturn. Black and Hispanic Women Not So Much.

"Women of color and Black women in particular are often working an essential job, the front-line jobs that are most vulnerable to COVID."

President Trump, one of the wealthiest president in history, has enacted economic policies enriching America's richest citizens. Biden's working-class Scranton background has translated into economic plans that will benefit the vast majority of the nation. (Graphic by COURIER)
‘Scranton Versus Park Avenue’: How Biden and Trump’s Economic Plans Match Up

Biden's Pennsylvania upbringing and Amtrak-riding ways are light-years from Trump’s billionaire status. That has real implications for Americans' wallets.

What it's like to be a low-wage worker in Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Workers Barely Scraping by on an ‘Offensive’ Base Wage of $2.83 Per Hour

"It's really stressful, because being in the service industry, you rely so much on tips to make your money and it's very inconsistent."

Energy efficiency jobs—like retrofitting buildings to meet LEED standards—could create hundreds of thousands of jobs. And Biden has put them at the center of his campaign to help America recover. (Graphic by COURIER)
Green Jobs Are Real, Pay Good Money, and Only One Candidate Knows That

Making the United States more energy efficient could create hundreds of thousands of well-paying jobs, save the planet, and help end the coronavirus recession.

U.S. President Donald Trump pumps his fist after addressing supporters during a campaign rally at Capital Region International Airport October 27, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. With one week until Election Day, Trump is campaigning in Michigan, a state he won in 2016 by less than 11,000 votes, the narrowest margin of victory in the state's presidential election history.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Trump Vows to Get ‘Husbands’ Back to Work, But Women Are the Ones Without a Job

Unemployment due to the pandemic has disproportionately put women out of work, but the president keeps talking about their husbands getting jobs.

FILE - In this July 15, 2020, file photo, job seekers exercise social distancing as they wait to be called into the Heartland Workforce Solutions office in Omaha, Neb. For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers are facing higher unemployment than midcareer workers, according to a study released Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, from the New School. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
Older Workers Face Higher Rates of Unemployment During Pandemic

Older workers have experienced higher unemployment rates than midcareer workers in each month since the onset of the pandemic.

Since January, the president has tried to convince the public that the coronavirus will simply go away on its own at least 38 times.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Team Trump Gave His Rich Friends—Not You—A Heads Up On How Bad COVID Would Be

Wealthy investors were privately warned about the potential economic devastation of the COVID pandemic. Ordinary Americans were not, and at least 8 million have fallen into poverty.