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Posted by: Michael Mandel on April 03
…ah, come on, you know, the answer. It’s a good time to be part of the government.
According to today’s job market report, the unemployment rate for government workers is 2.8%. The next lowest is 4.5% for private education and health services. Oddly enough, the unemployment rate for financial activities is only 6.8%.
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