Democracy Now: Labor Figures Disappoint with Just 96,000 New Jobs


New figures show the U.S. economy added 96,000 jobs last month, a lower number than had been predicted. The official unemployment rate saw a slight dip to 8.1 percent, but only because less people reported they were actively looking for work. The Department of Labor also lowered its job figures for June and July, saying 41,000 fewer jobs were created than had been reported.

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~ by wheresthemic on September 7, 2012.

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