Black Jobless Rate Jumps in August Compared to July

September 7, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Frederick H. Lowe The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased in August for black men and black women, but it dropped for whites and Hispanics. The jobless rate for Asians, which is not seasonally adjusted, also showed a dramatic decline. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this morning that the unemployment rate for black men and black women 20 years old and older was 13...

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