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Reason #28: The Unemployment Rate for Young People Is 13.6 Percent

Why Senate Democrats Should Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills
September 2, 2014 — The Jobs Search   

The Unemployment Rate for Young People Is 13.6 Percent. Individuals aged 16-24 have an unemployment rate that is more than twice the total unemployment rate.

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.


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