Weak Job Market Has New Yorkers On Edge

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Even those who are employed weren’t feeling optimistic about the latest job figures, Kathleen Maloney reports.

“It’s unfortunate that so many people are out of work. I don’t know that anybody has an answer to make everything bounce back,” resident Tony said.

He felt lucky just to have a job in these times, but said the weak economy is taking its toll.

“With the current MTA fare increase coming along, and your day-to-day expenses are going up, and your salary or income is not keeping pace at all, so at some point it’s going to break if it keeps this way,” he said.

So he’s concerned an a little frustrated.

“I don’t know what the magic bullet is, but hopefully it’ll show up sooner rather than later.”

Students were also feeling the pinch. Jeanine is finishing up college but was not looking forward to entering this weak job market.

“You know I hope that there’s a change soon. I hope that something happens,” she said.

“It happened to my cousin. He got laid off from Merrill-Lynch.

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  • joe

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  • larry woods

    I truly empathize/sympathize with those New Yorkers who finds themselves either unemployed/under-employed in these challenging economic times. It is my hope; my daily prayer that conditions improve not only for them but for people around the country who finds themselves similarly situated.

  • nathan

    We did agno – in 08! Btw there is a God and he doesnt like you :)

  • Proud Agnostic

    Keep electing the bolshviks like schumer ,cuomo and the rest of the marxists new yorkers and all of us will be living either in the street or in slums.Election day is around the corner.VOTE THE BUMS OUT!

  • Dan

    7 months out of work and 1507 applications and nothing forthcoming, it’s so frustrating..

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