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Funding in economic recovery plan should create jobs for unemployed minorities

President Obama aims to create or save 3.5 million jobs over the next two years by spending some of the money in the recently-enacted stimulus plan on modernizing the nation's roads and bridges, investing in public transportation, and making federal office buildings more energy-efficient.

Nissan to shed 20,000 car workers

JAPANESE car manufacturer Nissan declared on Monday that it is slashing 20,000 jobs or 8.5 per cent of its global workforce.

600,000 jobs lost: How bad does it have to get for Republicans to act?

Original source: With today’s unemployment report showing nearly 600,000 jobs lost in January—worsening the U.S. unemployment rate from 7.2 percent to 7.6 percent—will obstructionist Republicans in Congress finally move the economic recovery bill?

Worldwide economic recession could cut jobs by 50 million

Reposted from the International Transport Workers Federation The global economic crisis could see more than 50 million jobs lost around the world, according to the International Labour Organization's (ILO) latest report on employment.