View Full Version : Unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June

07-08-2011, 09:27 PM

The Labor Department reported this morning that the unemployment rate ticked up to 9.2 percent last month, with the economy adding just 18,000 jobs -- even fewer than May's paltry revised figure of 25,000.

07-08-2011, 09:55 PM
You know what is truly amazing. We, up here in Canada, added more new jobs than the US in June. Our unemployment rate is now at 7.2%. Not bad for a "socialist" country with free health care.

07-08-2011, 10:16 PM
Canada has a lot of jobs. At least Alberta. Seems like everyone I know in Alberta has two jobs.