U.S. Secretary of Labor talks jobs

Aug 1, 2012

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis speaks during a news conference to announce a partnership between Facebook, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, DirectEmployers Association and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies aimed at connecting Americans with jobs October 20, 2011 in Washington, DC. ‘By leveraging the power of the social Web, this initiative will provide immediate, meaningful and ready-to-use information for job seekers and employers,’ Solis said. Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

For many Americans, November’s presidential election will come down to one thing: the economy. That means jobs, and the numbers have been less than sunny. While earlier in the year some analysts predicted an unemployment rate of less than 8% by November, last month’s number was 8.2%. The new report comes out Friday. Guest host Mario Solis-Marich checks in with current U.S. Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis, to get the skinny on what’s expected.


Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor

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