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

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  • Job numbers heat up, but the labor market is still frozen
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  • The Labor Market Is Still Frozen
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  • Behind the Numbers: Slow Job Growth is a Problem; Long-term Unemployment is a Crisis
    Any way you slice it, Friday’s jobs numbers were a huge disappointment. Forecasters were expecting 150,000 jobs added, and even that figure would have represented mediocre job growth. But the actual number of 67,000 new jobs isn’t even enough to keep ...
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