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August 3, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Government Launches Youth Jobs Effort: The government launched a $600-million plan to create jobs for teen-agers, whose 36% jobless rate is three times the national average. Prime Minister Paul Keating, concerned that high unemployment could kill off his government's already slim electoral chances, said the plan will help 100,000 young people in 1993. Under the plan, employers will receive subsidies to take on young workers and send them to state training centers to boost their skills.
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December 13, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Employment Improves: The nation's jobless rate in November slipped to a seasonally adjusted 11.1% from 11.2% in October, the government reported. The number of people employed in November rose 22,500, after a gain of 32,200 jobs in October and a surge of 43,100 jobs in September, the Bureau of Statistics said.
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July 7, 2000 | BOB DROGIN and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal prosecutors have concluded that fired Los Alamos engineer Wen Ho Lee was trying to boost his job prospects with research institutes in Europe and Asia when he allegedly copied a virtual archive of nuclear weapon secrets. The disclosure, contained in court papers filed in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque, marks the first time the government has publicly stated its theory of Lee's intent in the highly controversial case. He faces 59 felony counts.
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