New Yorkers with a high school diploma or a GED lost jobs at half the rate of those who did not have them. At a time when unemployment hovers at 9.1 percent in NYC, a GED becomes crucial to finding and retaining a job.
Around 85,000 jobs were lost in December of last year, meaning the rate of unemployment still remains around 10 percent, the rate it has been flirting with since October, when it hit the double digits for the first time since 1982. ... Read Post
Spark a blunt and crack open a Coors Light Iced T: NYC saw a net gain of 71,400 jobs between January 2011 and January 2012! Er, actually, sell the blunt and return the beer: NYC's unemployment rate rose again in January to 9.3 perce... Read Post
While much of the attention Thursday was put on the surprising drop in the city's unemployment rate, the real story is the continued strength of job creation in the city. New York has added 70,000... To view the full story, click th... Read Post