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

According to Friday’s Employment Situation Report, the total number of long-term unemployed is at a staggering 5.4 million Americans, or 42.8% of the total unemployed.

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