U.S. Economy

For Too Many, the Job Market Isn't Working

Getting people back into the labor force would benefit everyone.

Don't be discouraged.

Photographer: Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist/Bloomberg

For all the encouraging headlines that the strong June jobs report has generated, it also illustrates a major challenge for the U.S. economy: Too many people are still not working or not even trying to find work.

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