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Long-Term Unemployed

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Poll: 42 Percent Know Somebody Who Has Given Up Looking For Work

While the unemployment rate continues to fall nationally, 42 percent of Americans say the know somebody who has simply given up looking for work, a new poll finds.

05/05/2014

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago To Test Job Assistance Program For Veterans, Long-Term Unemployed

The pilot program is seeking employers willing to hire workers who have been retrained and redirected.

WBBM Newsradio–05/20/2013

Scott Pelley of "60 Minutes" (image courtesy of CBS News)

Getting The Unemployed Back To Work: A 60 Minutes Special Report

Is long-term unemployment a hinderance to finding a job?

01/28/2013