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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    Healthier Market Late spring job gains aren’t the only indication that the labor market for teens is healthier. The jobless rate for 16- to...
    07/6/2014 - 12:14 pm | View Link
  • Teens Need Summer Jobs. Too Bad There Aren't Many. - Heritage Foundation
    In other words, as jobs became scarcer, teens either couldn’t get a ... to raise the wage requirement, which only exacerbates the jobless ...
    07/5/2014 - 12:43 pm | View Link
  • Job market gives US early b-day present -
    She notes that the jobless rate for teens increased to 21 percent in June, which could be explained by the late end to the school year.
    07/3/2014 - 12:25 pm | View Link
  • Employment jumps in June, unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent -
    However, the unemployment rate for teens climbed to 21 percent. ... month that 200,000 or more jobs were added and the jobless rate is nearing a ...
    07/3/2014 - 11:51 am | View Link
  • Great jobs report: Strong hiring, unemployment down - CNN Money
    Great jobs report: Strong hiring, unemployment down -
    07/3/2014 - 9:34 am | View Link
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  • Waconia FCCLA receives Financial Fitness Award
    Over 1,000 middle and high school students gathered for Minnesota FCCLA’s (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) annual State Leadership Conference held in Bloomington April 10-12. This year’s student-created theme was “Courage to Pursue, Dreams Come True!” Chapters from across the state competed in STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Events, participated in youth-training ...
    06/9/2014 - 9:12 am | View Link
  • 'ILoveCollege' Clothing Line Makes Ambition Fashionable for Teens
    A line of T-shirts and bags gets kids excited about college.
    06/5/2014 - 7:05 pm | View Link
  • Teens accused of killings called 'stupid, selfish'
    A couple described by one of their relatives as "young, stupid and selfish" have been accused of killing the man's grandparents so he could get his inheritance: an inexpensive house and $20,000, according to court...
    06/5/2014 - 3:45 am | View Link
  • Bringing job help to job seekers
    An effort to bring more help for the jobless in St. Lucie County is underway with a new resource center opening in Fort Pierce.
    06/3/2014 - 6:47 pm | View Link
  • Youth unemployment reaching alarming rates
    If you’re 16 to 19 years old, be thankful you don’t live in Southern California, where the unemployment rate for your demographic is 54.2 percent. Or, for that matter, forget about moving to the Pacific Northwest, where teen joblessness is 53.8 percent. Even closer to home, in, say, Chicago, one-third of your peers don’t have jobs.
    06/1/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
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  • Westchester, Rockland jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections
    Westchester, Rockland jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections A teen who misses out on a job at this stage could end up making less money than peers in the long run, researchers say. Check out this story on
    07/14/2014 - 11:25 pm | 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
  • Half price fines for teens and jobless?
    Teenagers and the unemployed could soon get a discount on fines in Victoria if the recommendations of a government report are followed. People under 18, the jobless and some welfare recipients could get half-price fines from police, public transport ...
    05/29/2014 - 3:46 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 - 1:08 am | View Link
  • Jobless Rate for Black Teens: 38.2%
    and down less than a percentage point from the 38.8 percent black teen unemployment rate BLS reported in August 2012. The jobless rate for black teenagers hovered in the 40 percent range all summer, prime earning time for students trying to save for college.
    09/6/2013 - 2:56 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    07/29/2014 - 7:12 am | View Website
  • Unemployment Insurance Home Page
    Montana Unemployment Insurnace Home Page, employer information, job seeker information, laws, rules
    07/27/2014 - 9:05 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
    07/27/2014 - 7:29 am | 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 ...
    06/2/2014 - 4:34 pm | View Website
  • Unemployment rate falls, but teens get left behind ...
    Unemployment rate plunged to 6.3 percent in April, but teen employment still lags behind pre-recession levels. Why the high teen unemployment rate?
    05/2/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Website
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