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If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low?

Source: The Economic Collapse Blog, by Michael Snyder

Should we be concerned that the percentage of Americans that are either working or looking for work is the lowest that it has been… 331 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Continued slowdown in the labour market July 2014

The Australian labour force data for July points to a continued weakening in key labour market indicators. The very positive momentum of earlier this year has all but been erased. 2,051 more words

Employment Trends In Australia

Secular stagnation?

Economic recovery after the Great Recession has been disappointing.

Employment levels remain low. Official unemployment figures ignore the declining participation rate. Employment levels, in the 25 to 54 age group, for males remain roughly 6%, and females 5%, below their previous peaks. 724 more words

US & Canada

Employment outcomes for permanent skilled migrants in Australia

Some interesting labour market numbers on permanent migrants from 2009-2011.

Employment outcomes (%) at 6 and 12 months for permanent skilled migrants (primary), 2009-2011 554 more words


What is the labour force participation rate for secondary 457 visa holders?

Senate Estimates question BE14/118:

Senator Carr (L&CA 85) asked:

Senator KIM CARR: Are you able to provide me with a breakdown of the number of secondary 457 holders actively participating in the workforce?

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457 Visas

Is unemployment really falling?

US unemployment has fallen close to the Fed’s “natural unemployment rate” of close to 5.5%. Does that mean that all is well?

Chart: The unemployment rate vs.

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US & Canada