Cause Of Unemployment

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In society, having a job is not just important, but a necessity. Through jobs, people earn a living, which helps them to put a roof over their heads. However, the United States of America has gone through ups and downs in terms of keeping finically stable and helping citizens through unemployment. The nation has gone through events such as the Great Depression, which millions of people lost their jobs, and homes. Overall, issues including unemployment has taken a toll in society today and has redefined to many perspectives what the American Dream means today. Economic situations have taken a toll, which are leaving people unemployed. One reason which leaves people unemployed is due to their race/religion. There have been most cases were people …show more content…
The United States has gone through a Great Depression, and many recessions which costed many people their jobs. With jobs come taxes. The United States is well known for having businesses pay more taxes. However, not everyone can afford to pay their taxes due to the many regulations and different levels of taxation. Through the economy, if there is a negative economic growth it results in having less employees because of the decrease of goods business are producing. In many cases, if there is not enough income, companies can go out of business which results people losing their jobs and most companies cannot afford to stay in business. In New York City alone, on average 50% of businesses fail …show more content…
The United States has gone through an industrial revolution, which the use of technology, such as machines began to advance. In this case, business needed less people because the machines began to do the work and even quicker. As technology advances throughout the years, people became low-skilled workers. If a machine can produce goods 10x faster than a single worker, then the company would need more machines than actual workers because it is cheaper and more effective to utilize machines over people. In order to deduce some of the causes of unemployment the idea of race/ethnicity and working should have no correlation. Many people who are part of the work place are immigrants and need a job to make a living in America. In August of 2016, a woman was fired from her job because she refused to remove her Hijab. According to the article it states “She claimed her boss immediately took her aside and told her to remove it to keep a “neutral environment” and said that the dress item would offend patients.” (Rachael Revesz) Just because society puts a label on a person should not determine where they can

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