Figures released last week showed a slight dip in the number of unemployed Americans, but for one demographic, the change was dramatic.
FOX News Radio's Eben Brown reports:
Unemployment is at 8.1%. That's down a trifle, but for people under 30, the rate is higher.
(Conway) "For young adults, the number this month is 12.7%, with an additional 1.7 million who are no longer counted by the Federal government."
Paul Conway is a former Labor Department chief-of-staff who now heads up Generation Opportunity. Those 1.7 million not counted are no longer looking for work. If you add them in...
(Conway) "Your actual unemployment number: 16.7%."
...Far more than the 360,000 "over 30" workers out of the labor force.
Eben Brown, FOX News Radio.
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