TITLE

Employment and unemployment in the first half of 1981

AUTHOR(S)
Westcott, Daine N.
PUB. DATE
August 1981
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Aug81, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the labor market in the United States in the first half of 1981. Improvement in total employment; Employment and unemployment rates; Performance of the housing and manufacturing industries; Job expansion in the goods-producing industries.
ACCESSION #
6005257

 

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