The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the jobless numbers for October 2014. There’s good news, not-so-good news, and bad news.
Not-So-Good News: The real unemployment rate is 11.1% (U6, includes people who no longer get unemployment benefits, need work but have stopped looking because it’s futile, or have only found part-time work). Learn more here.
“America’s dual economy,” Heather Long and Patrick Gillespie, CNN Money
“American workers are still waiting for their raise,” Matthew Yglesias, Vox
“Job Growth Is Picking Up. But What About All the Sidelined Workers?” Josh Bivens, Wall Street Journal blog
“Black Unemployment Falls to 10.9 Percent,” Joyce Jones, BET News
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