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Missing Workers

Here Are 5 Million People That The U.S. Economy Has Abandoned

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business

The Labor Department announced Tuesday that the unemployment rate took a dip last month, falling slightly to 7.2 percent from 7.3 percent in August. ...

Lila Shapiro

Unemployment Report: Missing Workers Mount Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 03.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- After a year without so much as looking at a job application, Lillian Acevedo once again can be counted as a member of the U.S. labor forc...

Lila Shapiro

Unemployment Rate Falls In February, U.S. Adds 192K Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a winter of weak improvement in the labor market, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has finally reported a promising sign of growth in the American...

Why The Unemployment Rate Fell For 'All The Wrong Reasons'

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a month of positive signs indicating a strengthening American economy, the news from Friday's Bureau of Labor statistics report paints a disappo...

Lila Shapiro

Missing Workers: 4.9 Million Out Of Work And Forgotten

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the last three years, nearly 5 million U.S. workers have effectively gone missing. You won't find their photos on the backs of milk cartons. ...

Lila Shapiro

Inside December Jobs Report, Labor Force Hits 'Stunning New Low'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a week of promising signs for an improving economy, the news from Friday's Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the state of jobs in America is ...