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Economic Report: Number of open jobs in US down 50 percent

Posted on September 9, 2009 | in Labor News | by

The number of open jobs in the United States is down 50 percent in comparison to the same time in 2007. According to the Department of Labor one 2.4 million jobs are available in the United States, the lowest number on record since the government agency began tracking the data. The report found that in July for every one job opening there were 6.04 unemployed.

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