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Labor Force Participation in 2013 Lowest in 35 Years
| Ali Meyer
Posted on 03/04/2014 6:26:51 PM PST by rktman
The average annual labor force participation rate hit a 35-year-low of 63.2 percent in the United States in 2013, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The last time the average annual labor force participation rate was that low was in in 1978, when it was also 63.2 percent. Jimmy Carter was president then.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: recovery; resurgence; unemployment
jimmy carter. jimmy carter. Now where have I heard that name before. Lucky for us we've turned down recovery road and things are just going swimmingly. Or not.
posted on 03/04/2014 6:26:52 PM PST
Many lucky people, sittin’ at home, writin’ poetry, dreamin’ dreams. Thanks Obama! You’ve freed us from drudgery!
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