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US Department of Labor awards $ 80.3M in grants to provide at-risk youth in 35 states a second chance at education, career training YouthBuild program provides community-based alternative education WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today the award of $ 80.3 million in YouthBuild grants to non-profit organizations in 35 states to help…

Six states receive nearly $ 15M in grants to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities WASHINGTON – Despite their ability to occupy a variety of jobs, people with disabilities only account for 19.8 percent of the workforce, have more than double the unemployment rate compared to the general population and continue to face barriers…

Unemployment — United States, 2006 and 2010 Corresponding author: Heba M. Athar, Division of Epidemiology, Analysis and Library Services, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, CDC. Telephone: 404-498-2216; E-mail: viv8@cdc.gov. This report is part of the second CDC Health … Read more on cdc.gov Revision: Consequences of Unemployment Persistently high unemployment create huge costs…

Washington state’s unemployment rate holds at 5.8 percent Estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show Washington’s economy continues to create jobs on a year-over-year basis, and the unemployment rate held firm at 5.8 percent in July. According to the July Monthly Employment Report from Washington … Read more on Sequim Gazette