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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  • As young as 14 - Asia News Network
    ... and is now living with her boyfriend, 18 and jobless, with his family ... be said that many of the female survivors in their teens and early ...
    02/21/2015 - 2:11 pm | View Link
  • Baby Boomers to become minority in US, causing demographic shift - Examiner Enterprise
    Female Hispanic teens participate at a rate of 53.5 percent against 28 ... The jobless rate is high among all Hispanic women, at 7.6–7.7 percent.
    02/19/2015 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • Baby Boomers to become a minority in U.S. - Tahlequah Daily Press
    Female Hispanic teens participate at a rate of 53.5 percent against 28 ... The jobless rate is high among all Hispanic women, at 7.6–7.7 percent.
    02/18/2015 - 5:29 am | View Link
  • Jobless teens will have to pick litter to get dole Cameron to use ... - Big News Network
    Daily Mail Monday 16th February, 2015 Jobless youngsters will be forced to pick up litter or carry out other community work if they want to receive
    02/17/2015 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • Heastie‘s ‘opportunity’ - New York Post
    ... at 9.3 percent, his own home borough of The Bronx has the state’s highest jobless numbers. For black teens, the unemployment is several times...
    02/15/2015 - 6:06 am | View Link
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  • European Stocks Mixed as German Unemployment Drops, Big Earnings Reports Arrive
    LONDON (TheDeal) -- European stock indices were mixed on Thursday, with core eurozone indices helped by a bigger-than-expected decline in German joblessness amid earnings reports from some of the region's largest companies. While the German unemployment rate was unchanged in February, as expected, at 6.5%, the ranks of jobless shrank by 20,000, double consensus forecasts. Together with better ...
    02/26/2015 - 7:29 am | View Link
  • As young as 14
      The Valentine’s Day report in this paper’s Across the Nation section might have seemed lighthearted by its title: “After storm, Tacloban pregnancies rise.” But the apparent increase in the number of pregnancies among teenagers in the city is in fact worrisome, illustrating as it does an aspect of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” that has yet to […]
    02/21/2015 - 12:55 pm | View Link
  • Heastie‘s ‘opportunity’
    In one of his first public appearances as the new speaker of the Assembly, Carl Heastie spoke before the largely African-American audience at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network....
    02/15/2015 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • After ‘Yolanda,’ Tacloban pregnancies rise
            Teenager Jennalyn should have been in school. But she is now seven months pregnant and is living in with her 18-year-old jobless boyfriend in a bunkhouse for families displaced by Supertyphoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) in Tacloban City.   "At my age, I am supposed to be still in school or enjoying the life of being a teenager. But I guess, I love him or maybe I just need ...
    02/13/2015 - 12:28 pm | View Link
  • Op-ed: Science Holds the Key to Transgender Equality
    The researchers behind a groundbreaking new study on trans youth says data can help dismantle societal discrimination. read more
    02/11/2015 - 6:53 am | View Link
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  • Missing
    Andrew Grice has been Political Editor of The Independent since 1998. He was previously Political Editor of The Sunday Times, where he worked for 10 years, and he has been a Westminster-based journalist since 1982. His column, Inside Politics, appears in ...
    12/16/2014 - 3:59 pm | View Link
  • MP welcomes scheme to stop jobless teens being 'scarred'
    A HAMPSHIRE MP has welcomed an initiative that will stop jobless teenagers being “scarred” by unemployment. The county has been picked to join a trial to put 16 and 17-year-olds through a ‘UCAS-style’ system to stop them drifting onto the dole.
    11/18/2014 - 12:10 am | View Link
  • Jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections
    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, N.Y.) Journal News, White Plains, N.Y ...
    07/14/2014 - 5:35 pm | View Link
  • What Jobless Teens Could Be Doing This Summer
    Just because your teenagers don't have jobs this summer, it doesn't mean they have to lounge around in pajamas texting on their smartphones all day. True, the labor market for teens and college students is still rough. Hiring overall in the U.S. isn't ...
    06/8/2014 - 3:54 pm | View Link
  • Ohio teen jobless rate better than U.S. average
    The job market is tough for teenage workers. Across the country, the jobless rate for those 16 to 19 years old sits at 23 percent. In Ohio, things are a little better. The current unemployment rate for teenage workers in Ohio is 19 percent, according ...
    03/10/2014 - 1:14 am | View Link
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  • African American Teen Unemployment Rate at a 25 Year High
    African American Teen Unemployment Rate at a 25 Year High. The nation must do more to address the ongoing human tragedy brought on by this recession
    02/27/2015 - 8:50 pm | View Website
  • UIA
    Agency manages unemployment taxes and insurance. Site provides information for both employers and jobseekers, including regulations, forms and statistics.
    02/27/2015 - 5:01 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
    02/25/2015 - 7:20 pm | View Website
  • Teen unemployment remains stubbornly high, study finds ...
    Chicago's teen employment rate is among the lowest in the nation at 16 percent, down from 21 percent before the Great Recession.
    02/1/2015 - 12:17 pm | View Website
  • Summertime Blues: Teen Unemployment in Major U.S. Cities ...
    A new analysis by the Employment Policy Institute (EPI) shows that unemployment among teens without a high school diploma is more than 50 percent in two of the ...
    06/1/2014 - 11:09 pm | View Website
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