Aplia_ Student Question 2 Chapter 15 - 2.Discouragedworkers ( )Checkallthatapply Theyhavenotlo

Aplia_ Student Question 2 Chapter 15 - 2.Discouragedworkers...

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Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation 2. Discouraged workers Which of the following statements correctly describe discouraged workers? (If none of the choices apply, leave all of the checkboxes blank.) Check all that apply. Explanation: Any jobless person who has not looked for work in the past 4 weeks is not in the labor force according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Some of these jobless people who are not in the labor force indicate that they'd like to have a job and are available for work. The BLS classifies such people as marginally attached workers . Discouraged workers are marginally attached workers who give a job­market­related reason for giving up on their job search. Typically, discouraged workers give up on their search because they feel that there are no current opportunities for them in the labor market. The following table contains U.S. employment information from December 2010. Civilian Population Employed Unemployed Discouraged (Persons 16 years old and over) (Persons) (Persons) (Persons) 238,889,000 139,206,000 14,485,000

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