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Unemployment For Young Workers Hits 18.5% As More Are Pushed Out Job Market

Unemployment Teens

First Posted: 05/25/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:55 PM ET


WASHINGTON -- Teens and young adults, short on experience and skills, have been giving up the job search at higher rates than other workers are during this great recession.

Frustrated by a lean job market, nearly 1.3 million workers ages 16 to 24 have left the labor force since the recession hit in December 2007.

Read the whole story: McClatchy

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Filed by Ryan McCarthy  |