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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ASK NEWS:
  • For the old and young, it's a tough time to be in the job market - KTAR.com
    ... employment rate for young adults, especially those in their teens and early ... Young and jobless Patterson looked for work for 2 1/2 years ...
    04/4/2014 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • Too Young to Stress College Debt - Individual.com
    ... out a press release highlighting the amount of stress that teens have about ... higher education, the continued recession and general jobless ...
    04/2/2014 - 11:18 am | View Link
  • What Young Americans Worry About Financially - TheStreet.com
    What Young Americans Worry About Financially - Delco Times
    04/2/2014 - 11:12 am | View Link
  • Let’s prepare our youth for jobs - Charleston Daily Mail
    Adults Connections to Opportunity,” there are more than 56,000 teens and young adults in West Virginia who are not in school and jobless.
    04/1/2014 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • Benzinga Weekly Preview: Busy Week For Economic Data - TD Ameritrade
    In the US, most are expecting to see that the jobless rate fell as ... In fact, NAND price collapse (c.50% down YoY or high teens QoQ in the spot
    03/29/2014 - 12:01 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Group of Teens Sought in Wednesday Night Armed Robbery
    Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase. NEW YORK (AP) -- Oldies, but goodies are the latest battleground in the fight between major record labels and a major music streaming service.
    04/18/2014 - 11:13 am | View Link
  • New survey shows what parents don't know about teens, drinking
    Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase. Gang investigators arrest 2 in connection with stabbing at South-Central El Paso house party El Paso police gang investigators have arrested two men in connection with a ...
    04/17/2014 - 10:17 pm | View Link
  • Coweta teens called "heroes" after saving neighbors life
    Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008. State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has ...
    04/17/2014 - 8:27 am | View Link
  • Miss. leads in jobless teens
    Mississippi had the highest unemployment rate among teenagers in the U.S. last year, with three of every 10 teens out of work, preliminary federal data shows. Mississippi’s 32.3 percent jobless rate for 2013 among 16- to 19-year-olds was the highest of ...
    03/27/2014 - 3:01 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
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