Unemployed New Yorkers are giving up on finding jobs

Fellowship of the Minds

andrew-cuomo-mafia-boss Heck of a job governor… Cuomo must be so proud.

From NY Post: It’s quitting time for the unemployed. More than four in 10 out-of-work adults in the Empire State have given up looking for a job, a survey out Wednesday reveals.

While the national average is 33 percent, a full 41 percent of unemployed New York residents have “completely given up on looking for a job,” a survey from Express Employment Professionals, a multinational employment agency, has found.

Only two states — Illinois, at 44 percent, and Michigan, at 42 percent — have a less optimistic bunch of unemployed adults.

And the idled New York workers are more glum than last year, EEP reports. In 2016, only 34 percent of New York state’s unemployed had stopped looking for work, according to the survey, which retained Harris Poll to canvass 1,500 jobless Americans.

“The unemployed in…

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