seasonal unemployment

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An elevated level of unemployment that is expected to occur at certain parts of the year. For instance, amusement parks may experience seasonal unemployment during the winter months because less people will visit the parks during this time.

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The seasonal unemployment in the region was to be expected so many people prepared for the lack of tourists visiting the region.
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I saw the seasonal unemployment rate and how high it had been at some points last year and that made me angry.
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Unfortunately, many workers experience seasonal unemployment if they are employed by a company that conducts the majority of its business during a certain time of year. For example, fisherman working on a crabbing vessel can only catch crab during the winter months.
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