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3.4 million Americans are still long-term unemployed

A job fair at a community center in Beattyville, Kentucky on July 28, 2021.Jon Cherry / Bloomberg via Getty ImagesAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 3.4 million Americans were long-term unemployed as of July, down about…

29% of unemployed have been jobless over a year

Joan Slatkin / Educational Pictures / Universal Images Group via Getty ImagesMore than one in four unemployed Americans has been unemployed for over a year, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday.Long-term…