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After a lengthy battle, Hong Kong men have scored three days of semi-paid paternity leave

Hong Kong has been battling unsuccessfully against a declining birth rate that will leave the city’s median age at 52 this year and saddle the city’s youth… 359 more words

The unemployment rate is overrated

This month’s unemployment report was essentially the same as the last few dozen before it. Unemployment ticked slightly downward again, but much of that decline came from people “leaving” the labor force. 247 more words

Economics

Unemployment at 5.8%? Here’s the Number That Really Matters

By Mike Cassidy | The Fiscal Times

Here’s a riddle for you: Today, there are 1.2 million more 25-to-54-year-old American workers who are unemployed than there were in 2007 (adjusting for population growth). 144 more words

Economy