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Tackling Long-Term Unemployment

(6) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 4:49 PM

Last month, more than 175,000 jobs were added, with the national unemployment rate at 6.7 percent. San Francisco, for instance, has seen its unemployment rate decrease by nearly 50 percent. But for the 3.8 million Americans who remain long-term unemployed -- without a job for 27 weeks or...

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It's Time To Start The Conversation On Long-term Unemployment In Your Own Community

(86) Comments | Posted July 20, 2012 | 4:22 PM

With nearly 30 percent of our unemployed people out of work for 52 weeks, we owe it to ourselves to address the outdated approach to connecting unemployed workers with jobs. A key step is redefining "long-term unemployment" and our response to helping the millions of Americans affected by...

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