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Unemployment Edges Up

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Written by Alan Barber   
Friday, 01 June 2012 17:31

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Though the economy only saw a slight rise in the unemployment rate to 8.2 percent, revisions of the march and April jobs numbers showed much slower job creation than previous reported. The public sector continues to shed jobs – 657,000 have been lost over the last four years.The current pace of recovery lags behind that of any of the previous four recoveries.  More in this month’s Jobs Byte.

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