The unemployment rate stands at 8.1 percent. The U.S. Labor Department says that in the last three months, nearly 2 million jobs have been lost. Since December 2007, more than 4.4 million Americans have been handed pink slips. So where do we go from here? Have we seen the worst, or can we expect more job cuts?
NPR Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax speaks with host Liane Hansen about the latest unemployment news.