Apr 3, 2020
Unemployment rate soars
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After almost 9 1/2 years of American payrolls growing month over month, there was a sickening drop in March. And the latest numbers don't even capture the worst of it. Plus, the history of the U.S. census.
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We're already seeing the biggest one-month rise in unemployment since 1975.
The 2020 census was planning to deploy up to 500,000 census takers to follow up with households that didn't respond online or by mail.
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