08 Oct '11, 3am

Morning Mix: More Jobs, Less Homeowners | Care2 Causes

The newest unemployment numbers have been released , and the country has added over 100,000 new jobs this month, almost twice as many as what analysts believed would be shown. The unemployment rate, however, is still hovering above 9 percent and 14 million people still remain unemployed. And the growth in hiring still isn’t keeping up with the rate of increasing population in the country, which would require at least 125,000 new jobs a month. One reason that the magic 125,000 wasn’t hit this month, however, was due to even greater job losses in the public sector, where local government belt tightening is leading to more and more laid off workers. Nearly 35,000 public sector employees were laid off, while the private sector hired on 137,000 workers. Even more frustrating for the economy is the “marginal unemployment” rate, which is once more rising, this month coming in at ...

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