America Out of Work: Job Loss Trend Now 21 Months Straight

September brought the sobering news that unemployment now stands at 9.8 percent, the highest level of job losses hit since 1983, as Friday's dismal job loss report sent a catastrophic blow to optimists who say the economy is back on track. But the job loss trend continues: Jobless numbers have risen for 21 straight months, the longest stretch since the Great Depression. Today, 15 million Americans are out of work, and a third of that group has been unemployed for 6 months. How much worse is...Full Story
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