[caption id="attachment_7819" align="alignright" width="400"] The decline of the summer job.[/caption] Summer is finally drawing to a close, and on average, American teenagers who wanted jobs found it a little easier to land one than teens in recent years. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.3%...
Up until recently, most teenagers had summer jobs. But things are different now. In fact, the number of teens who land summer jobs has fallen for decades, and just reached its lowest point ever. NPR host Kelly McEvers interviewed Ben Steverman, who has been covering the trend for Bloomberg. A summar...
“I hired them on the spot! The streets will not have our children!” [caption id="attachment_6791" align="alignright" width="630"] From left to right: Desmond Woodard, Dylik Smith, Jalen Parham and Deion Woodard.[/caption] These kids ganged up ― to keep themselves out of gangs. Earlier this ...
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has designated May as Safe Jobs for Youth Month in anticipation of the coming summer jobs season, when many teens seek full and part time employment. While a number of teens simply feel lucky to get a job, the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) is remindin...