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Long-term unemployment rose slightly in December

Jan 8, 2021
But it doesn't account for those who've stopped looking for work.
The view from an empty, closed restaurant in New York City early in the pandemic. The long-term unemployed have become a large proportion of the overall jobless population.
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In their prime, out of the labor force

Dec 7, 2015
More than 1 million prime-age workers are not actively looking for work.

The numbers for October 16, 2014

Oct 16, 2014
Will today's announcement solve Apple's iPad problem? Let's do the numbers.

A push to hire the long-term unemployed

Oct 16, 2014
One company’s approach: Forget resumes. Turn to videos.

What can the NBA do about unwanted owners?

Apr 28, 2014
We look at why breast-cancer survivors have a high rate of long-term unemployment. And, a look at the markets in the week ahead.

Mayday: What to do when the checks stop coming in

Jan 31, 2014
Some helpful advice for first steps when your monthly income slows.

Bringing the long-term unemployed back to the office

Jan 15, 2014
President Obama has called on employers to stop passing over long-term jobless applicants.

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Prospects bleak for long-term unemployed

Jan 8, 2014
As Congress considers extending federal benefits, the long-term unemployed find it harder to find a job with every day they're out of the workforce.