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January 8, 2010 in Business, Nation/World
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Nick Rodriguez looks at job listings for tow truck drivers in the New York State Labor Department’s Division of Employment Services in Brooklyn, N.Y. Rodriguez, a single father, has been unemployed for a year and a half. “In the 1970s I made $800 a week in the printing business, and now I’m lucky if I can find a job making $500 a week,” said Rodriguez.