TITLE

Island unemployment rate hits 12%

AUTHOR(S)
Hernáandez, Gina M.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Caribbean Business;10/23/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 42, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
35027683

 

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