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Census Used to Fudge Employment Numbers

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posted on Jun, 3 2010 @ 10:00 PM
The Obama administration is pulling a stunt to make it seem like many more jobs are being created than actually true. They use the census workers to pull this off. It's a simple lie; here's how it works:

Hire a worker on Monday at 8AM, fire him at 5PM. Rehire him on Tuesday at 8AM, fire him at 5PM.

A one-worker job looks like 5 jobs created for that week, on paper.

And OBiden says 1.4 million new jobs will be created this year.

Here's another take on the scam:

One nice thing about having the mainstream media on your side is you can pull stunts like this and most people will never know about it:

Last week, one of the millions of workers hired by Census 2010 to parade around the country counting Americans blew the whistle on some statistical tricks.

The worker, Naomi Cohn, told The Post that she was hired and fired a number of times by Census. Each time she was hired back, it seems, Census was able to report the creation of a new job to the Labor Department.

Here's how the game works:

Each month Census gives Labor a figure on the number of workers it has hired. That figure goes into the closely followed monthly employment report Labor provides. For the past two months the hiring by Census has made up a good portion of the new jobs.

Labor doesn't check the Census hiring figure or whether the jobs are actually new or recycled. It considers a new job to have been created if someone is hired to work at least one hour a month.

One hour! A month! So, if a worker is terminated after only one hour and another is hired in her place, then a second new job can apparently be reported to Labor.

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