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News from EPI Labor force smaller than before recession started

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 7, 2011
Phoebe Silag or Karen Conner, 202-775-8810
The good news in this report is that December caps an entire year of job gains in the private sector. The bad news is that – three full years after the recession officially began – the U.S. is still near the bottom of a deep crater.  Where does the Great Recession, three years out, stack up historically? Click on the Jobs Picture here to find out.

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