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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Uncertainty for Workers Losing Jobs at Atlantic City Casinos

Uncertainty for Workers Losing Jobs at Atlantic City Casinos
The effect on a city that already had an unemployment rate of about 13 percent will be seismic, said James W. Hughes, the dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. After the pending layoffs, the number of casino jobs will have been cut in half in just eight years, about three times as fast as the state‚Äôs manufacturing industry declined, Mr. Hughes said. 

 



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