Posts Tagged ‘Unemployment’


Posted: February 6, 2009 in Economy
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Just got the following Breaking News email from CNN:

U.S. unemployment rose by 598,000 to 7.6 per cent in January, Labor Dept. reports, the worst monthly job loss since 1974.

Update: Including the newest figures, the U.S. economy has lost 3.6 million jobs since the recession began in December 2007.