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Job Woes Spread To Previously Stable Sectors

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Job Woes Spread To Previously Stable Sectors

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Job Woes Spread To Previously Stable Sectors

Job Woes Spread To Previously Stable Sectors

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Unemployment is on the rise. The latest data peg the nation's unemployment rate at 6.1 percent. Job loss that was once confined to problem sectors, such as construction and mortgage finance, is now spreading across the labor market.

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