National Job Numbers Dismal

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A huge number of people gave up looking for work in March, as the nation’s employers added less than 100,000 jobs in the month.

The initial numbers are subject to revision — for instance, February’s first estimate of job growth was 236,000, and today’s report now says it was 268,000 — but this was still a weak report, that adds to worries of a repeat of the summer slump.



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  1. Donnie Swan

    The reality is……..there are not too many jobs out there. People want “careers” especially those who have an established employment record, WALMART, KMART, Sears, McDonald’s and so on……..those are “jobs” you’re not going to pay your rent/mortgage, car insurance, utility bills working on $9.00 an hour. I personally question the accuracy of the unemployment numbers….how many out there are “underemployed?” That should factor in as well. How individuals out there working two “jobs?”

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