But notice that the youth unemployment rate in Germany is 7.8 percent, and in Switzerland, it is 8.5 percent. In contrast, youth unemployment is 15.5 percent in the U.S., even though the U.S.’s minimum wage (using Purchasing Power Parities exchange rates) is below that of these Germany’s and Switzerland’s $10 and $9.20 an hour respectively. In other words, both have higher minimum wages, but much lower youth unemployment rates.

Column: Why raising the minimum wage is good economics

But notice that the youth unemployment rate in Germany is 7.8 percent, and in Switzerland, it is 8.5 percent. In contrast, youth unemployment is 15.5 percent in the U.S., even though the U.S.’s minimum wage (using Purchasing Power Parities exchange rates) is below that of these Germany’s and Switzerland’s $10 and $9.20 an hour respectively. In other words, both have higher minimum wages, but much lower youth unemployment rates.

Are you planning a move to #Texas? Texas is home to some of the fastest growing cities in America - our low unemployment rate, low cost of living, and medical centers are just some of the few reasons why more people are proud to call Texas home. Learn why thousands of people are making the move to Texas each year!

Are you planning a move to #Texas? Texas is home to some of the fastest growing cities in America - our low unemployment rate, low cost of living, and medical centers are just some of the few reasons why more people are proud to call Texas home. Learn why thousands of people are making the move to Texas each year!

US adds a healthy 255,000 jobs, unemployment rate holds at 4.9%

US adds a healthy 255,000 jobs, unemployment rate holds at 4.9%

The U.S. economy added jobs in July, as the unemployment rate held at This is according to the Bureau…

The gain was in line with the consensus forecast of 230,000 jobs added, and the expectation had been that the unemployment rate would tick down slightly.

U.S. Economy Added 223,000 Jobs in April; Unemployment Rate at 5.4%

The gain was in line with the consensus forecast of 230,000 jobs added, and the expectation had been that the unemployment rate would tick down slightly.

Over the past eight years, the report says, veterans have consistently earned more than their non-veteran counterparts and had slightly lower unemployment rates in 2014.

Not all veterans struggle when they come home, new study shows

Over the past eight years, the report says, veterans have consistently earned more than their non-veteran counterparts and had slightly lower unemployment rates in 2014.

As the U.S. economy improves and the unemployment rate falls, Kohler workers strike for a better contract.

As the U.S. economy improves and the unemployment rate falls, Kohler workers strike for a better contract.

24 Years Of America's Unemployment Rate In 10 Seconds====The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers.

24 Years Of America's Unemployment Rate In 10 Seconds

24 Years Of America's Unemployment Rate In 10 Seconds====The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers.

Unemployment+Rate+for+Black+People+Increases+During+Trump+Presidency

Unemployment Rate for Black People Increases During Trump Presidency

Unemployment+Rate+for+Black+People+Increases+During+Trump+Presidency

US real national Unemployment Rate in March of 2017 is 8.1% (8.2% in February, 8.4% in January of 2017).

US real national Unemployment Rate in March of 2017 is 8.1% (8.2% in February, 8.4% in January of 2017).

Pinterest
Search