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BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 1/10/09
On Friday, Jan. 9, the Department of Labor reported that 524,000 jobs were lost in December. With even more jobs losses in November than estimated last month, 2008 was the worst year for jobs since 1945, with more than 2.5 million jobs lost.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 12/06/08
On Friday, Dec. 5, the Department of Labor reported that 533,000 jobs were lost in November, the worst one-month decline since 1974.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 11/02/08
On Friday, Nov. 6, the Department of Labor gave a dismal report on the labor market in October, with the unemployment rate jumping to 6.5% from 6.1% in September, the highest rate in 14 years.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 10/06/08
On Friday, Oct. 3, the House of Representatives voted to approve Secretary of Treasury Henry Paulson’s $700 billion bailout plan and then left town to campaign for the election.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 9/08/08
On Sept. 5 the Labor Department reported that the unemployment rate in August rose to 6.1%, from 5.7% in July.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 7/15/08
Working people had less to celebrate over the holiday weekend as the number of jobs fell for the sixth month in a row in June.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 2/03/08
On Friday, Feb. 1, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the economy lost 18,000 jobs in January, the first decline in more than four years.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 1/11/08
New economic data released in early January 2008 showed that the U.S. economy was on the edge of a recession in December. On Jan. 2, the Institute for Supply Management reported that the manufacturing sector shrank in December.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 8/31/06
The official U.S. unemployment rate rose from 4.6% to 4.8% in July as the economic growth slowed over the past months, creating fewer jobs.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 7/01/03
In May, the unemployment rate rose to 6.1%, the highest level in nine years; businesses have cut more than two and a half million jobs since the recession began in March of 2001.
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