The conservative line on unemployment this year has been all about discouraged workers who are not counted in the standard U3 unemployment, unfortunately for them U6 unemployment which does account for them is down 0.5% this year and 0.1% last month.
http://portalseven.com/employment/unemp … ate_u6.jsp (figure 2)
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