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Career Prole Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-24-05 03:20 PM
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18. Quite true. I imagine there are plenty of this group as well since
age discrimination was so ineffectively legislated against.
I know if I lose my job at my age I may as well hang it up.
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  -If you thought US Job Statistics were "cooked" --- the answer is here. cthrumatrix  Feb-24-05 12:25 PM   #0 
  - I've never understood "discouraged"  prodigal_green   Feb-24-05 12:27 PM   #1 
  - Definition of Discouraged  AllegroRondo   Feb-24-05 12:33 PM   #3 
  - it means those workers "Do not Count" anymore...hence a smaller number  cthrumatrix   Feb-24-05 12:33 PM   #4 
  - Bush figures if you're not employed, and not collecting compo, you  DemItAllAnyway   Feb-24-05 12:35 PM   #6 
  - It's done though a telephone survey.  skids   Feb-24-05 12:35 PM   #7 
  - read this link ...it explains the "intentional misleading" statistic  cthrumatrix   Feb-24-05 12:36 PM   #8 
  - They have beem misprepresenting the labor numbers for years.  Vinnie From Indy   Feb-24-05 12:31 PM   #2 
  - It's as obvious as can be. 10 million jobs below full employment.  TahitiNut   Feb-24-05 12:34 PM   #5 
  - and more here...... 17 year low in jobs and people looking  cthrumatrix   Feb-24-05 12:43 PM   #10 
  - And what becomes of the "discouraged workers"?  Career Prole   Feb-24-05 12:42 PM   #9 
  - and he wants to CUT soc sec benefits --- this is a Disaster  cthrumatrix   Feb-24-05 12:43 PM   #11 
  - It'll take years to recover  Career Prole   Feb-24-05 01:14 PM   #12 
  - Incredible.  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Feb-24-05 01:21 PM   #13 
  - Excellent...I just had a look.  Career Prole   Feb-24-05 01:27 PM   #15 
     - Thank you.  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Feb-24-05 01:30 PM   #16 
  - Other 'discouraged workers' are forced into early retirement ...  TahitiNut   Feb-24-05 02:53 PM   #17 
     - Quite true. I imagine there are plenty of this group as well since  Career Prole   Feb-24-05 03:20 PM   #18 
     - Right, I know three people who started collecting at aged 62  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-24-05 08:10 PM   #20 
  - some more graphics on this at  tgnyc   Feb-24-05 01:23 PM   #14 
  - Can someone clarify for me...  TwoSparkles   Feb-24-05 03:33 PM   #19 
  - Yep. You got it wrong.  TahitiNut   Feb-25-05 12:19 AM   #22 
  - This is why Europe and US have such diverging figures  Muddy Waters Guitar   Feb-24-05 09:15 PM   #21 
 

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