The U.S. labor force dropped to 62.8 percent in October--the lowest level since 1978. Here are three big reasons why it keeps dropping.
Employment is down much more among black men than among any other race/gender group in the country.
Only 63.2 percent of Americans are working or looking for work — the lowest level since 1978. Here's why.
Forget the unemployment rate. The employment to population ratio is where it's at — especially if broken down by age group.
If labor force participation hadn't declined between 2007 and 2012, then unemployment wouldn't have gone down one whit.
Like we always do at this time, let's break down the surprisingly sunny April jobs report.
Here's why you can't look to demographics to explain away the drop in labor force participation.
We break down the first post-sequester jobs report in all its underwhelming glory.
Generous family leave policies encourage women to stay in the workforce. But they could also keep them out of leadership roles.
This month's jobs report was pretty positive. Let's take a deeper dive into the data.
Today's job report was pretty fantastic. Let's break it down.