Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsUnemployment Midwestern United States
IN THE NEWS

Unemployment Midwestern United States

FEATURED ARTICLES
BUSINESS
August 8, 1992 | AMY HARMON in Traverse City, Mich.
The Labor Department reported Friday that the nation's unemployment rate dipped slightly to 7.7% in July. Although the jobless data indicates a slight improvement in the sluggish economy, the recovery is uneven throughout the country. To assess the strength of the job market in various regions, Times staff writers spoke with economists, government officials, company officials and the unemployed workers. Here's what they found: Midwest In Saginaw, Mich.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
July 2, 1995 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here in Madison, where the unemployment rate is the lowest in the nation, hamburger flippers at Wayne Harris' eight McDonald's franchises are pulling down $6.50 an hour--about 50% more than the minimum wage. And at least one manufacturer in Madison's suburbs has become so desperate for help that he is looking for a few good workers among convicts about to be released from the nearby state prison. As California struggles with an unemployment rate of 8.
Advertisement
NEWS
July 2, 1995 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here in Madison, where the unemployment rate is the lowest in the nation, hamburger flippers at Wayne Harris' eight McDonald's franchises are pulling down $6.50 an hour--about 50% more than the minimum wage. And at least one manufacturer in Madison's suburbs has become so desperate for help that he is looking for a few good workers among convicts about to be released from the nearby state prison. As California struggles with an unemployment rate of 8.
BUSINESS
August 8, 1992 | AMY HARMON in Traverse City, Mich.
The Labor Department reported Friday that the nation's unemployment rate dipped slightly to 7.7% in July. Although the jobless data indicates a slight improvement in the sluggish economy, the recovery is uneven throughout the country. To assess the strength of the job market in various regions, Times staff writers spoke with economists, government officials, company officials and the unemployed workers. Here's what they found: Midwest In Saginaw, Mich.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|