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What is Ferdinand's Employment Status?

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Ferdinand is a disabled military combat veteran who cannot work currently due to his war injuries and does not have a job lined up for when he recovers.

Which of the following sentences most accurately describes Ferdinand's employment status according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)?

A

Ferdinand is not counted in the population that the BLS uses to determine the unemployment rate.

B

Ferdinand is counted in the population but is not counted as part of the labor force.

C

Ferdinand is counted in the population and in the labor force but is not considered either employed or unemployed.

D

Ferdinand is counted in the population and in the labor force and is considered to be unemployed.

E

Ferdinand is counted in the population and in the labor force and is considered employed while he is recovering from his injuries.