Island unemployment rate hits 12%

Hernáandez, Gina M.
October 2008
Caribbean Business;10/23/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 42, p12
The article reports on the increase of unemployment rate by 12 percent, according to data from the local Department of Labor & Human Resources in the Caribbean Area. The job-participation rate dropped to 44.5% for September 2008 compared to August 2008. Only three of every 10 people are in wealth-producing jobs in Puerto Rico.


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