There's a disconnect between rising GDP and consumer spending — and the number of people out of work.
About half of the unemployed adults in the U.S. are pessimistic about their future employment, a survey shows.
Although other numbers are falling, the number of people receiving extended unemployment remains high
Many of them will face the hardest path back into the labor force.
It's not just child care and health issues. Many people are looking at their old jobs and saying no thanks.
The pace of hiring picked up in May, with U.S. employers adding 559,000 jobs, but it missed economists' forecasts.
The Century Foundation estimates the cuts would affect about 3.6 million people.
The number is 266,000 jobs, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers.
People have outdated ideas about manufacturing jobs and facilities, according to an executive.
Some women may have trouble finding work, especially if they can't return to the industry that employed them before the pandemic.
But in the public sector, and especially education, jobs may come back soon because of money in the latest COVID relief package.