For the second month in a row, the number of people not in the workforce hit another record high in April, according to jobs data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
April saw the number of people dropping out of the labor force increase from March’s record 93,175,000 to a new record: 93,194,000 people not in the workforce.
The BLS defines people not in the labor force as those ages 16 and older who are neither employed nor have they “made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week.”
The labor force participation rate came in at 62.8 percent.
Full article: Americans Not In Labor Force Hits New Record High: 93,194,000 (Breitbart)