Reason #7: The Unemployment Rate for African-Americans Is More Than Twice the Rate for Whites

Why Senate Democrats Should Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills
June 26, 2014 — The Jobs Search   
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The Unemployment Rate for African-Americans Is More Than Twice the Rate for Whites.  Unemployment continues to disproportionately impact the African-American community.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved.  The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies. 

To view the prior reasons click here

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