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labor force

  • n  the source of trained people from which workers can be hired
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  • April jobless rate drops
    Mitchell County's unemployment rate was 12.3 percent for the month of April. The figure means 839 of the 6,824 people that make up the county's labor force were unemployed for the month.
    June 12, 2013 - Mitchell News-Journal
  • Summer jobs scarce for teens
    Only a third of teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 look for paid work today, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. • Half of working-age teens participated in the labor force during the late 1990s.
    June 12, 2013 - DeWitt-Bath Review
  • Labor Force Exodus Eases
    The unprecedented exodus of workers from the American labor force is finally easing. But don’t expect it to reverse anytime soon.
    June 7, 2013 - Wall Street Journal Blogs

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