Lamenting a Jobless Recovery

Gibbons, Kent
November 2009
Multichannel News;11/16/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 43, p28
In this article, the author discusses the job cuts at Comcast Corp. and A&E Television Networks and closure of a 600-employee call center Dish Network Corp. in 2009 in the U.S. The author claims that stocks increased on profit gains from cost reductions, but national jobless rate was 10.2%. However, he says that cable and satellite companies were stable employers.


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