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Facing a recovering economy and a shortage of workers, businesses are hiring teens this summer to keep up with demand

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While the economy continues to recover, there were still 9.3 million people out of the U.S. labor force in May. Factors such as lingering virus fears, unemployment benefits and a lack of child care continue to weigh on the labor market and are keeping some adults from seeking work, according to Oren Klachkin, lead U.S. economist at Oxford Economics. While teenagers have benefited in recent months, he doesn’t expect this to be a long-term trend.

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