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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  • Unemployment for Black Male Teens Spikes. Are Minimum Wage Increases ... - Acton Commentary
    For black male teens (aged 16-19 years), the jobless rate dramatically spiked to 40.1 percent in June from 28.1 percent in May.
    07/12/2016 - 7:03 am | View Link
  • The chart that Obama does not want you to see - Catonsville Times
    ... last week's Employment Report is displayed in the graph above, which shows that the jobless rate for  black male teens (aged 16-19 years...
    07/11/2016 - 7:11 am | View Link
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  • Teens need jobs, too
    In 2008, unemployment rates had risen to 7.3 percent, leaving 11.1 million people jobless — including teens. Many Americans were in need of a source of income, therefore seeking work in fast-food restaurants seemed feasible. But fast-food jobs and the ...
    07/28/2016 - 12:07 am | View Link
  • Following Minimum Wage Increases, Unemployment Spikes among Black Male Teens
    Perhaps one of the more interesting data points from last week's Employment Report is displayed in the graph above, which shows that the jobless rate for black male teens (aged 16-19 years) increased to 40.1% in June from 28.1% in May. Except for a ...
    07/10/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Jobless rate improving for black teens in Arkansas, still ‘unacceptably high’
    At the beginning of 2015, Talk Business & Politics looked at the jobless rate for black teenagers in Arkansas (ages 16-19) just as the state unemployment picture began to improve and the number of unemployed workers across the state showed signs of ...
    04/7/2016 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • Jobless rates fell in July for teens and black Americans
    Black Americans also made progress in July. Their jobless rate fell for a second straight month to 9.1 percent — its lowest level since an 8.6 percent reading in April 2008. Despite the improvement, the employment gap by race remains stubbornly wide ...
    08/6/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections
    A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Local Rockland, N.Y., teens go through job training during Rockland Youth Bureau's TEACH program at Rockland Community College in Ramapo, N.Y., on July 8, 2014. (Photo: Carucha L. Meuse, The (Westchester County ...
    07/14/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
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  • Jobless and Less: The Blog for the Employmentally Challenged
    This blog has my experiences with layoffs and unemployment, as well as tips, articles, news and the occasional music post.
    07/25/2016 - 4:42 pm | View Website
  • Profiles of the Jobless: The 'Mad As Hell' Millennial ...
    Then there's the baby boomer generation. Guardians of the state, they have left it dysfunctional. Watchdogs of the economy, they have let it burn.
    07/25/2016 - 8:42 am | View Website
  • Rising jobless rate shows economy ...
    Canada’s jobless rate unexpectedly rose in February, reaching its highest level in nearly three years as weak oil prices continued to bludgeon resource-rich provinces.
    07/25/2016 - 5:57 am | View Website
  • Canada’s jobless rate climbs as energy rout slams Alberta ...
    Canada’s jobless rate edged up to 7.2 per cent in January as Alberta and other resource-rich provinces took another hit from the plunge in oil prices.
    07/25/2016 - 5:07 am | View Website
  • The Employment Situation of Immigrants and Natives in the ...
    The Employment Situation of Immigrants and Natives in the Second Quarter of 2013
    07/24/2016 - 3:28 am | View Website
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