Rus News Journal

Unemployment in the USA has broken a record 16 - summer prescription

Quantity remained in the USA without work for a week which has ended on November, 15th, has reached record for last 16 years of level and has made 542 thousand persons.
as informs RIA News referring to the report of the Ministry of Labour of the USA, in 1992 this indicator has made 564 thousand persons. Now in the USA 4 million 12 thousand unemployed (by data for November, 8th) is. Above this level unemployment was only 26 years ago - in the end of 1982 the number of the unemployed has reached 4 million 381 thousand persons.

in connection with financial crisis in the USA staff reductions of the large companies proceed. So, only last week it became known that Citigroup has reduced 20 % of the employees, in other words - 50 thousand persons. It became the greatest reduction for last 15 years. Besides financial company Fidelity Investments declared intention to reduce 1,7 thousand Employees, and Sun Microsystems has informed on intention to reduce 6 thousand employees that makes 18 % of staff of the company.