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Reason #6: The Share of Adults Who Are Working Is Back to 1984 Levels
Why Senate Democrats Should Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills
The Share of Adults Who Are Working Is Back to 1984 Levels. The share of adults who are working dropped to levels last seen in 1984 and has yet to recover.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved. The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies.
View the prior reasons here.