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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  • The last of a dying breed - Bangkok Post
    ... that left hundreds of repairmen at his company jobless, Boong took on ... "We have around 25 teens training and working with us," she said.
    10/18/2014 - 12:06 pm | View Link
  • What colleges aren't teaching -
    ... around the Internet to see what’s “trending” among teens and college ... Denmark levies a staggering 28% tax on jobless benefits and ...
    10/18/2014 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Less Lobster, More Misery: The Republican Poverty Fantasy - Huffington Post
    In 2013, the network used a "blissfully jobless California surfer who ... a record "1.3 million homeless children and teens were enrolled in
    10/13/2014 - 1:18 pm | View Link
  • Positive News: This Week In Daily Giving - Huffington Post
    ... is between the ages of 15-24 the majority of them are jobless. ... The Mukono Youth Center serves as a drop-in space for teens.
    10/13/2014 - 12:29 pm | View Link
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    10/15/2014 - 1:20 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 ...
    07/7/2014 - 1:00 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
  • 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 - 7:15 am | View Link
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  • The Employment Situation
    - 2 - Among the unemployed, the number of job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs decreased by 306,000 in September to 4.5 million. The number of long ...
    10/25/2014 - 11:11 am | View Website
  • 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
    10/25/2014 - 6:32 am | View Website
  • 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
    10/24/2014 - 10:40 pm | View Website
  • Unemployment: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Unemployment. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Unemployment.
    10/24/2014 - 9:57 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
    10/24/2014 - 9:04 am | View Website
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