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Equal Employment Opportunity: Displacement Rates, Unemployment Spells, and Reemployment Wages by Race

HEHS-94-229FS Published: Sep 16, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1994.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether blacks were disproportionally affected by the 1990 through 1991 recession, focusing on: (1) job displacement rates; (2) the length of unemployment for displaced workers of all racial groups; and (3) the reemployment wages of displaced workers.

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