Where It Really Hurts: Job Losses for Low-Skill Workers by State

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Where It Really Hurts: Job Losses for Low-Skill Workers by State

October 11, 2011

Labor market deterioration during the Great Recession has been both substantial overall and unevenly distributed across regions and types of workers. In particular, low-skill workers have lost proportionately more jobs than other workers nationwide and done particularly poorly in a number of states. This fact sheet shows the loss of low-skill jobs by state over the recession and how it compares to overall job losses by state.

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