Reason #11: More People Dropped out of the Workforce during the “Recovery” Than during the Recession

Why Senate Democrats Should Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills
July 10, 2014 — The Jobs Search   
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More People Dropped out of the Workforce during the “Recovery” Than during the Recession.  In a “recovery” that has been three times longer than the recession, more than six times as many people dropped out of the workforce.

 

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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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.

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