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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    But year-on-year private job growth, a better indicator of the labor market’s long-term ... The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 7.5% in April, as the jobs picture continued to improve. Rolfe Winkler, Phil Izzo and Sudeep Reddy look at the numbers ...
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    "That's moving in the right direction, but we'd like to have faster job growth." Krueger passed blame to Congress, which he said could have helped fix the problem by passing ... also at a high for the year. Long-term unemployment, or those without jobs ...
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