Tuesday October 26, 2021
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/21/10
On June 18, a Republican filibuster, aided by pro-war independent Joe Lieberman and Nebraska Democrat Ben Nelson, blocked an extension of federal unemployment benefits. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that more than 900,000 laid-off workers will have had their unemployment benefit checks cut off as of June 19.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/07/10
On June 4, the Department of Labor reported that there were 431,000 more jobs in May than the month before. But almost all of these new jobs were temporary workers hired for the 2010 Census. Only 41,000 jobs were added by businesses, down sharply from the 218,000 private sector job gain in Apri
BY Adam Price | United States | 1/08/10
On Friday, Jan. 8, the Labor Department reported that 85,000 more jobs were lost in December of 2009. This was much worse than mainstream economists predicted and shows that another ‘job-loss’ recovery may be underway.
BY Adam Price | San José, CA | 11/08/09
On Friday, Nov. 6, the Labor Department reported that the official unemployment rate for October rose to 10.2%, from 9.8% in September.
BY Adam Price | San José, CA | 10/08/09
On Oct. 3, the Department of Labor reported that 263,000 jobs were lost in September, an increase of 50,000 over the jobs lost in August.
BY Adam Price | San José, CA | 9/01/09
Layoffs continued to hammer workers and their communities in July and August. Job losses are leading to more and more home foreclosures.
BY Adam Price | San José, CA | 7/17/09
On July 2, the Labor Department announced that another 467,000 jobs were lost in June as the official unemployment rate rose to 9.5%.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 4/06/09
On April 3 the monthly jobs report by the Department of Labor showed that the official unemployment rate jumped from 8.1% in February to 8.5% in March, while the economy lost another 663,000 jobs.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 3/12/09
On March 6, the Labor Department reported that the economy lost 650,000 more jobs in February.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 2/11/09
On Feb. 6 the Labor Department reported that 598,000 jobs were lost in January and at the same time revised upwards their report on job losses for November and December.
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