U.S. Adds Only 88,000 Jobs – Jobless Rate Falls to 7.6%

“This seems to be a long-term sleeper crisis too, as we think about long-term unemployed workers who are in midlife and older workers who are likely dipping into retirement savings in order to stay afloat,” said Christine L. Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project. “We’re setting ourselves up for somewhere, 10 years down the road, when a lot of retirees who didn’t expect to live in poverty are going to be in poverty.”

via U.S. Adds Only 88,000 Jobs – Jobless Rate Falls to 7.6% – NYTimes.com.

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