More Than 7 In 10 Us Teens Jobless In Summer

Once a rite of passage to adulthood, summer jobs for teens are disappearing. Fewer than three in 10 American teenagers now hold jobs such as running cash registers, mowing lawns or busing restaurant tables from June to August. The decline has been particularly sharp since 2000, with employment for 16- to 19-year-olds falling to the lowest level since World War ...

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ASK NEWS:
  • MOORE: Obamanomics victimizes president's biggest supporters most - Washington Times
    ... female-headed households lost roughly $1,500. The jobless numbers show ... For teens, it’s 20.2 percent.
    09/13/2014 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • Stephen Moore: Obamanomics and its many victims - Orange County Register
    ... female-headed households lost roughly $1,500. The jobless numbers show ... less than a high-school diploma (9.6 percent) and teens (20.2 ...
    09/9/2014 - 2:26 pm | View Link
  • Florida Teens Allegedly Break Into House Just To Have Sex - MTV
    ... entering the security code, which a (probably now jobless) friend who ... He ordered the teens “to come out with their hands up,” and the
    09/9/2014 - 12:32 pm | View Link
  • Job Training Plan Matches Workers With Careers for Public Good - Lakeland Ledger
    Black teens are the worst off; one of every three blacks younger than 20 who wants a job can't find one. That's twice the rate of jobless white...
    09/7/2014 - 12:29 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Get teens and young adults back in the job pool
    The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate. In July, an average 6.2 percent of Americans were looking for work, while Washington’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent. The state added an estimated 7,300 jobs in ...
    09/11/2014 - 11:41 am | View Link
  • Florida Teens Allegedly Break Into House Just To Have Sex
    Last Saturday night, the Smoking Gun reports, police in Bradenton, Florida, arrested two 18-year-olds, Allison Riddle and Evan Jones, for allegedly breaking into a house by entering the security code, which a (probably now jobless) friend who mows the ...
    09/9/2014 - 9:51 am | View Link
  • Aug. unemployment rate dropped for teens and 20-to-24-year-olds as many left job market
    Jobless rates also fell for recent war veterans and for high school graduates and dropouts. Rates held steady or rose for nearly every other group. The overall unemployment rate slipped to 6.1 percent in August from 6.2 percent in July, the Labor ...
    09/5/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • Jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Helen Hernandez's 16-year-old son has applied to some 30 White Plains businesses for a summer job with no luck. His sister is having an even harder time, since she's 15 and no one seems to be hiring kids that age. "It's not for ...
    07/14/2014 - 5:07 pm | View Link
  • Jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections
    Jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections Melissa Wildman, center, goes through job training with Roddmy Remy during Rockland Youth Bureau's TEACH program at Rockland Community College in Ramapo on July 8, 2014. Check out this story on lohud.com ...
    07/7/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • The Haunting Teen Unemployment Rate
    In many areas this summer, kids won’t have an easy time finding work. The teen unemployment rate is already above 20 percent in many areas
    09/19/2014 - 4:05 pm | View Website
  • Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by ...
    HOUSEHOLD DATA Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age
    09/18/2014 - 3:01 pm | View Website
  • Unemployment Insurance Home Page
    Montana Unemployment Insurnace Home Page, employer information, job seeker information, laws, rules
    09/17/2014 - 2:24 am | View Website
  • Minimum Wage: Teen Unemployment
    The Teen Unemployment Crisis: Questions and Answers Why is teen unemployment rising? High minimum wage rates lead to unemployment for teens. One of the prime reasons ...
    09/16/2014 - 8:44 am | View Website
  • Jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections
    Jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connectionsJobless teens told: Keep at itA teen who misses out on a job at this stage could end up making less money ...
    07/14/2014 - 7:11 pm | View Website
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