Friday, April 03, 2009
6614: Working Toward The Weekend.
8.5 percent of the news in a MultiCultClassics Monologue…
• The U.S. unemployment rate jumped to 8.5 percent, the highest level since late 1983. That was the last year Annie sang, “The sun’ll come out tomorrow,” on Broadway.
• Former NFL star Michael Vick is set up to work a $10-per-hour construction job after being released from jail. Which makes him luckier than 8.5 percent of law-abiding Americans.
• A new study shows playing on Twitter and watching YouTube at work can make you more productive. Tell that to 8.5 percent of American citizens.