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Mexico: 6,000 workers lose jobs everyday

  Nearly 6,000 workers lose their jobs daily, which has been happening since November 1, 2008, a report of the Mexico Social Welfare Institute (IMSS) has revealed.

Updated statistics that recently reported an increasing unemployment rate in the last quarter of 2008 of half a million jobs, now pointed out that a higher figure remained in the period of November-January.

The research indicated that only in the big cities 128,122 jobs have been lost last January while the current world economic crisis also had a deep impact on this field, mainly for casual day laborers.

According to the source the company that left more quantity of jobless was CEMEX, considered one of the most important cement producing company of the world, cutting 18,786 jobs. (The Economic Times)