Labor Secretary Thomas Perez (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

(Bloomberg) — Long-term unemployment rates are a focus for the U.S. and other Group of 20 nations as they seek to move an estimated 100 million people into the global workforce, according to U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez.

Nations are seeking to boost efforts to help young people and women find work and reduce the number of people left jobless for long periods, Perez said today in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Countdown.”

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