FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Dallas, Texas – 2/14/2014:
By Joe Deaux
A week after President Obama said he would work with CEOs to return the long-term unemployed to the work force, the January jobs report on Friday failed to boost optimism in the U.S. economy.
And despite the president’s plan to reward companies for hiring those who have been out of work for 27 weeks or longer — which he discussed at a roundtable with successful chief executives — it remains a long-shot initiative to fundamentally shift the sluggish labor recovery.