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The Working Poor
The Working Poor - Trends
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The global economic crisis is expected to lead to a dramatic increase in the number of people joining the ranks of the unemployed, working poor and those in vulnerable employment, the International Labour Office (ILO) says in its annual Global Employment Trends report (GET) ( Note 1 ). Based on new developments in the labour market and depending on the timeliness and effectiveness of recovery efforts, the report says global unemployment in 2009 could increase over 2007 by a range of 18 million to 30 million workers, and more than 50 million if the situation continues to deteriorate. The ILO report also said that in this last ...
Here’s a startling number: 70% of the U.S. workforce has less than a college degree. And about 70% of the young adult workforce (age 25-34) lacks a BA. Yep, you read that right. Seven in ten my friends. And yet… no one seems to be talking about the straits many of them are in. We hear instead about the young man with a degree from Colgate who is still living with his parents while he searches for the right “fit” in his job. Or we hear about high college debt that is supposedly hamstringing so many young adults. I did a little digging and only about 30% of young ... Read More
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- Sanlin @vh1kendra I'm doing the best I can, but I'm exhausted and in poor health as I'm working through this situation.
- tHe_GR3AT RT @MsCNN88: Okay I've been eating healthy, working out and I'm still gaining weight. What's the deal??: l0l poor thing.
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