Besides the officially “unemployed,” 93 million other Americans aren’t working and aren’t looking for jobs
If it seems like you’re running into more people who aren’t working and don’t appear to be trying to find jobs…it’s not your imagination.
According to the U.S. government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor participation rate has hit 62.6 percent. That’s the worst in 38 years, since the dog days of 1977. The “labor participation rate” measures the percentage of people age 16 or older who are working or actively looking for a job.
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