long-term unemployed http://wrkf.org en Obama Pushes Employers To Consider The Long-Term Jobless http://wrkf.org/post/obama-pushes-employers-consider-long-term-jobless Transcript <p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST: <p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. The U.S. Labor Department says there are nearly four million people in America who've been unemployed for six months or more. That number has remained stubbornly high, even as the overall unemployment rate has fallen. Yesterday, President Obama met with U.S. Sat, 01 Feb 2014 15:03:00 +0000 Scott Horsley 22021 at http://wrkf.org