Jobs Still Hard to Find For Many Americans

December 13, 2005 – President Bush has been touting the latest job numbers as evidence the U.S. economy is getting stronger, but a closer look reveals the job market in the U.S. is anything but healthy.

The Labor Department’s economic indicators fail to take into account Americans who are no longer eligible for unemployment-assistance. President Bush has also failed to mention the jobs the country has picked up are not the quality, high-paying jobs Americans use to have.

Read the Chicago Tribune article – “Rosy Job News Feels Thorny in Ohio” for an in-depth look at communities who continue to struggle economically.

 http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0512110426dec11,1,4219519.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed