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Labor Day 2011: Slideshow of Unemployment in America

Posted By Mike Brownfield On September 1, 2011 @ 5:15 pm In Featured | Comments Disabled

America has the weakest labor market since the Great Depression. Unemployment remains above 9 percent, primarily because job creation hasn’t recovered. In a new paper [1], Heritage’s James Sherk looks at unemployment in America and what Congress can do about it. And in the interactive slideshow below, see what America’s employment picture looks like this Labor Day 2011. (Hover over the slideshow to click through.)

Billboard named "jobs-9-1-11" does not exist

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[1] In a new paper: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2011/09/How-Congress-Can-Support-Not-Hinder-Labor-Market-Recovery

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