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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    ... of Villamartin.In their early twenties, and jobless like millions of other Spaniards after abandoning their studies in their teens, they have...
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BING NEWS:
  • EDITORIAL: Instead of increasing minimum wage, drop it for teens
    And, not surprisingly, higher minimum wages are directly responsible for declining opportunities for teens. According to the American Enterprise Institute, when the minimum wage rose by 41 percent between 2007 and 2009, the jobless rate for 16- to 19-year ...
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  • Jobless teens will have to pick litter to get dole: Cameron to use ringer speech to claim it is wrong they can receive handouts straight away
    Jobless youngsters will be forced to pick up litter or carry out other community work if they want to receive benefits, David Cameron will say today. In a major speech on Tory welfare plans, the Prime Minister will claim it is wrong for them to be allowed ...
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  • More than 7 in 10 US teens jobless this 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 ...
    06/13/2012 - 2:26 am | View Link
  • More than seven in 10 U.S. teens jobless in summer
    Fewer than three in 10 American teenagers now hold jobs such as running cash registers ... points to "potentially troubling long-term consequences" to the extent that jobless teens are not utilizing their time to go to summer school or do other college ...
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