Howard Business Report 12.21.15 - Monthly Unemployment Report - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Howard Business Report 12.21.15 - Monthly Unemployment Report

It's time for Howard's Illustrated Economics. This morning, the monthly report on alternative measures of unemployment.

1.5%. Unemployed 15 weeks or longer.

1.8%. Job losers, including temps whose assignments end.

3.9%. The official unemployment rate.

4.3%. Plus discouraged workers.

5.3%. Plus marginally-attached workers. (U.S. 6.7%.)

9.7%. Plus part-timers who want full-time. (U.S. 10.8%.)

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