Jobless rate hits 24-year low, but job cuts may be on the rise

Laabs, Jennifer J.
January 1998
Workforce;Jan1998, Vol. 77, p13
Reports on the drop in unemployment rate in the United States in October 1997. Steady growth of the nation's economy; Rise in average weekly earnings of workers; Drop in jobless rate among adult women; Contributory factors to downsizing trend in some firms.


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