US finally recoups the nearly 9 million jobs lost during the recession; unemployment holds steady at 6.3 percent

by Ylan Q Mui

America has finally recouped the nearly 9 million jobs lost during the recession, but the moment feels bittersweet.New government data released Friday showed the economy added 217,000 jobs in May, sending total employment to a new record high that eclipsed the previous peak reached just after the country went into recession.

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.

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