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The unemployment situation in the United States remains grim.According to Fortune magazine, whilethe number of unemployed Americans fell from 23.1 millionto 17.8 million between April and June 2020, the number of"permanently" unemployed Americans rose from 2 million to 2.9million during the same time period.

However, new research has revealed some parts of thelabor market are experiencing an upturn.

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Richard Binder

Richard Binder, based in New York, is part of the social media team at ALM. He is also a 2014 recipient of the ASPBE Award for Excellence in the Humorous/Fun Department.