Monday, September 05, 2011


Labor Day

From United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Employment Situation—August 2011:
Number of unemployed persons: 14.0 million
Unemployment rate: 9.1%
Long-term unemployed (jobless for 27 weeks or more): 6.0 million
Persons working part-time because their hours had been cut back or because they were unable to find a full-time job: 8.8 million
Persons not counted as unemployed because because they had not searched for work in the 4 weeks preceding the survey: 2.6 million

Jacob Burck (1907–1982), Solving the Unemployment Problem

Blanche Grambs (1916-2010), No Work

William Gropper (1897–1977), Graduation Day

Dan Rico (1912-1985), Scrapped

Art Young (1866-1943), No Work Here

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