Jobless Rate Still Bleak, with 15.4 Million Workers Unemployed

4 12 2009

The nation’s unemployment rate moved from 10.2 percent to 10 percent in November, with 15.4 million American workers unemployed, according to U.S. Department of Labor data, but when both unemployed and underemployed workers are counted, there still are some 26 million people without jobs or full-time work. At the start of the recession in December 2007, there were 7.5 million jobless workers and the unemployment rate was 4.9 percent. Read More at Minnesota AFL-CIO >>

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