Asked • 02/05/21

Classifying Employed, Unemployed, and Not in the Labor Force

Classify each of the following individuals in one of the following categories: employed, unemployed, or not in the labor force.

  1. Steve worked 40 hours last week in an office supply store
  2. Roger lost his job at the R-gone Manufacturing Company. Since then he has been trying to find a job at other local factories.
  3. Linda is a homemaker. Last week she was occupied with her normal household chores. She neither held a job nor looked for a job.
  4. Scott has a Ph.D. He worked full-time but does not like his job as a dishwasher. He has applied for jobs with three companies and five universities. As soon as he gets an offer, he will quit his current job.
  5. Mary-Helen has been out of work for a full year. She would take a job if it was offered, but no local companies are hiring. She is not actively searching for work.

1 Expert Answer


Anindita P. answered • 02/05/21

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