4,000 People Show Up at Brooklyn Job Fair

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Job losses may be slowing, but the number of unemployed is still high, as was proven today when 4,000 people showed up at a job fair at the Brownsville Recreation Center in Brooklyn, prompting organizers to call police for crowd-control purposes. “We did not expect this,” the organizer told the Times. “They just kept coming and coming. I’ve had job fairs like this before. Never have I seen this kind of response.” [City Room/NYT]