Men Hit Harder Than Women During Recession

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

The current recession is hitting workers in all industries, but men are taking the brunt, according to a national study by the Wall Street Journal.

It shows that the national unemployment rate for men in may was at 10 point 5 percent, while for women, the rate was 2 and a half points lower.

Economists here in the east say it's a similar story here, because of the number of construction and manufacturing businesses.

Numbers from the national unemployment came out Thursday. Just over 11 percent of people are out of work.

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  • by Dwayne Location: Greenville on Jul 6, 2009 at 12:02 PM
    Whatever you do, don't let the women of America know that in socialist countries, men do not pay child support. It falls on the government. Let that info go mainstream and you'll have alot of women voting the great one out of office.

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