Posts Tagged Labor Force

Virginia’s Unemployment Rate May Not Tell the Whole Story

laborforceVirginia’s unemployment rate is now down to levels that haven’t been seen since before the recession hit a decade ago. That’s the good news. But, there’s an important part of the story those numbers don’t tell. Michael Pope reports.

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Young People Put Off Joining Workforce in Virginia

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Young people are increasingly delaying their entry into the workforce, a trend that could have drastic consequences for what happens when they do finally get that first job. Michael Pope is digging into the numbers.

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