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Area Unemployment Rate 6.5 Percent in October

The new figures, which are not seasonally adjusted, show 11,414 people in St. Louis City are unemployed, a rate of 8.2 percent.

12/05/2013

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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National Compensation Survey Releases Salary Figures for St. Louis

The survey answered a controversial question: do St. Louis-area union workers earn more and if so, how much more?

04/20/2011

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Missouri Job Creation Plan Moving Along

Frustrated by a perceived lack of success at a Missouri Capitol, more than a dozen representatives from businesses began meeting last summer to develop a winning strategy.

03/27/2011

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