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Once you take the effects of an aging population into account, the numbers show a substantial improvement in the employment picture since the summer of 2011.

Persons who currently want a job:

Sept 2011 5.9 million
Sept 2012 6.4 million an increase of 8.5%

www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t01.htm

Not a 'substantial improvement'.

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