Saturday, January 10, 2009

2008 US Job Loss Worst Since 1945

The worsening U.S. economy hit the nation's work force hard in December, as the unemployment rate climbed to 7.2% and brought the total number of jobs lost last year to just over 2.5 million -- the most since 1945. Of those, 1.9 million vanished in just the final four months of the year.

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