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Saturday, October 6, 2012 Friday’s news that unemployment in the U.S. had fallen to 7.8%, below 8% for the first time in 48 months was greeted enthusiastically — unless you’re a rightwing Republican who is the former CEO of General … Continue reading

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No Jobs Created for August

Friday, September 2, 2011 As the U.S. prepares to celebrate the Labor Day weekend, perhaps we should consider renaming the official last holiday of summer, No Labor Day weekend. For the first time since World War II, the U.S. economy … Continue reading

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California Real Unemployment Reaches 21.8%

Monday, August 8, 2011 The latest employment numbers show a bleak picture for the jobs in California. New numbers from the US Department of Labor report the Golden State, has the second highest unemployment in the U.S. — only Nevada … Continue reading

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America’s “First Black President” is a Disaster for African-American Middle Class

Friday, July 29, 2011 We know unemployment in America is horrendous. But for African-Americans, this is not the “great recession”: it’s the Great Depression. Black unemployment stands at 16.2% in many U.S. cities. Take Charlotte, N.C., for example. It is … Continue reading

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Unemployment Climbs to 9.2%

Friday, July 8, 2011 U.S. employment ground to a halt in June, as employers hired the fewest number of workers in nine months, dashing hopes the economy would regain momentum in the second half of the year. The unemployment rate … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Received More than One Million Applications

Saturday, April 30, 2011 McDonald’s, the second largest restaurant chain in the world, hired 62,000 people in the USA after receiving more than one million applications, the Oak Brook, IL-based company said Friday. Previously, it said it planned to hire … Continue reading

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Mission Not Accomplished: U.S. Unemployment Reaches 9.8%

Friday, December 3, 2010 The U.S. economy added fewer jobs than economists expected in November as the national unemployment rate rose to 9.8%, dashing hopes that the recovery is gaining momentum. U.S. unemployment rate has now been above 9% since … Continue reading

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