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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    Job growth in February was stronger ... an increase in the long-term unemployed, from 3.6 million to 3.8 million people. Their situation is made more difficult by the expiration of extended unemployment benefits at the end of last year.
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    Sure, job growth seems to have slowed in the summer. Still, long-term trends ... reported Friday. The unemployment rate did tick down, though, falling to 9.5 percent in July, compared with June’s 9.6 percent. Joblessness in Las Vegas fell to 9.7 percent ...
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