Behind The Numbers: Slow Job Growth Is A Problem; Long-term Unemployment Is A Crisis

Perhaps the most depressing aspect of last week's report -- and the recovery in general -- is the huge number of long-term unemployed workers

Topics:  long-term   
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    04/15/2015 - 8:14 am | View Link
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    04/12/2015 - 7:51 am | View Link
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    04/3/2015 - 8:49 pm | View Link
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    12/9/2014 - 1:02 am | View Link
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    03/25/2014 - 4:57 pm | View Link
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    05/1/2013 - 3:02 am | View Link
  • Addressing Long-Term Unemployment for America’s Next Generation of Workers
    The labor market news this month has been impressive, with above-expected job creation numbers ... of the problem for younger workers is particularly troubling due to the slow pace of improvement for this group. On average, long-term unemployment has ...
    03/24/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    04/20/2015 - 7:23 pm | View Website
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