The Non-Issue of High Youth Unemployment, Part I
America / Economy / Labor Force

The Non-Issue of High Youth Unemployment, Part I

The Reality of Unemployment in the Youth Unemployed persons are typically defined by the Department of Labor as people who are not employed but are actively seeking a job. When the Department of Labor measures youth unemployment they take measurements in April and gather numbers through July. April is the beginning of hiring for the … Continue reading

It Takes SKILLS to Reform our Nation’s Outdated Workforce Development System
Education

It Takes SKILLS to Reform our Nation’s Outdated Workforce Development System

It is a rare occurrence that republican House members agree with the President on a particular issue. But it occurred earlier this week during the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce (Putting America Back to Work: Reforming the Nation’s Workforce Investment System), chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC).  Rep. Foxx agreed with a statement made … Continue reading