At age 24, men are a third less likely to have earned a bachelor’s degree
A study of 24 year-olds reveals that men averaged 5.1 jobs and women 5.6 jobs from ages 18 to 24. High school dropouts were employed 55% of weeks compared to 75% for high school graduates. Seven percent of male high school graduates who never attended college were in the military at age 24.
In 2011, there were 19 major strikes and lockouts involving 1,000 or more workers, compared to 2010 with 11 major work stoppages. The 19 major work stoppages idled 113,000 workers for 1.02 million lost workdays.