How Many Jobs Have We Really Lost?
The recession may have ended in June of last year, but the job loss didn’t stop there.
Between April 2009 and March 2010, the U.S. lost 2.2 million jobs, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That number, as CNN Money notes, is actually more than 350,000 higher than original labor estimates from earlier this year.
In fact, the total number of jobs lost since the recession began now stands at an astonishing 8.1 million, this despite recent projections from the White House that the stimulus package actually saved or created more than 3 million jobs…