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SABEW to hold conference call on unemployment stories

August 21, 2009

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers will hold a teleconference next week for business reporters looking for fresh angles on the unemployment story.

The call will examine the latest regional, state and local unemployment trends, what industries are losing jobs and which ones are hiring, and what double-digit unemployment means for local businesses and consumers.

The call will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. EST.

On the call will be John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. and an expert on workplace issues and the economy. Also on the call will be representatives from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The call will be moderated by Katherine Yung, a business reporter at the Detroit Free Press.

To register for the call, send an e-mail to sabew@missouri.edu with “Yes” in the subject line for instructtions on how to participate and how to ask questions before and during the call.

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