According to the Brookings Institution, America lacked the 10 million jobs in 2010, and since then the deficit of jobs is growing - on materials AMarkets.
Indicator of the active involvement of the working population in the labor force of the country all the time falls.According to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, engagement rate has fallen from a value of 67.3% in the early 2000s to 62.4% in October 2015. This is the minimum, if you count from the early 70s. A small part of the decline was due to the fact that the baby boomers have retired early. But most of the retired - those who simply desperate to find a job and stop looking.
Index American involvement in work processes decreases and the proportion of people who are out of work 27 weeks in a row, rising. This long-term unemployment rate is now at a level of 2% and unemployment at a fraction of the whole (long, short, medium) is almost 40%. This situation is most intense in the manufacturing sector.