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Reason #31: Young People Aren’t Joining the Workforce

September 05, 2014

Young People Aren’t Joining the Workforce.  Nearly half of young adults ages 16-24 are not participating in the workforce. 

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.