Not Among The Counted

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rritter2000's picture
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Not Among The Counted

States Where the Unemployed Are Giving Up

Most jobless people who have stopped looking for work are otherwise engaged--they're back in school, taking on family responsibilities, or too sick to search. They, along with workers who have stopped because they're discouraged, make up a group that the Labor Department calls the "marginally attached." They're included in some of the broader measures of unemployment, but they're officially not part of the workforce. While discouraged workers make up about a third of the marginally attached nationwide...

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Re: Not Among The Counted

rritter2000 - thanks for the post.  The number they give us aren't even close to correct.


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