Unemployment still high among young Oregonians

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Unemployment among young adults in Oregon is more than double the state average.

More are working part-time than before the recession. And fewer have any job at all.

Researchers at Young Invincibles, which advocates for youth issues, crunched federal labor data and released the Oregon facts as part of a state-by-state jobs campaign. "The challenges facing Oregon's youth could depress economic opportunity for all Oregonians for years to come," it concludes.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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