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Chile experiences employment growth, but how do you define a ‘job’?

Monday, June 6th 2011 - 06:47 UTC
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Chile’s unemployment rate has dropped from 8.6% to 7%, according to official government statistics released this week. The three regions most affected by the February 2010 earthquake were found to have generated 31% of the nearly half a million jobs created nationwide in the past 12 months. Read full article

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  • GeoffWard

    The UK Government did similar statistical manipulations,
    claiming nett job increases -
    but without saying that for eg 100 lost fulltime jobs the 101 that replaced them were parttime jobs (less than 16 hours a week).
    And that the eg 70% male FT manufacturing employment became 70% female PT 'service' employment.

    This is a quick way to get male disaffection and 'Drone' populations of lethargic males within society.
    But some of the males are active enough to march the streets asking for a New Deal.
    And the females, with less than half a job each, have the time to march with them

    OK, fair enough, but no excuse for riots and street violence.

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 06:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ManRod

    at least there is increase in female labour, which is not the baddest thing that can happen. Figures are still ok, even if old method is used.

    Jun 06th, 2011 - 11:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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