Jobless rate tops 10 pct. for first time since ’83

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Jobless rate tops 10 pct. for first time since ’83

Unemployment rate tops 10 percent for first time since 1983; 190,000 jobs lost in October

  • On 8:36 am EST, Friday November 6, 2009

WASHINGTON (AP) — The unemployment rate has surpassed 10 percent for the first time since 1983. Nearly 16 million people can’t find jobs and employers cut a net total of 190,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department says.

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