Autos: Boon from a Boom

As production of autos so far this year passed 3,500,000, the city of Detroit crossed another hurdle. General Motors and Ford have called back all their previously laid-off workers, are now hiring new ones. Michigan's Employment Security Commission reported that Detroit's unemployment has dropped from a high of 18.6% of the labor force in July, 1958 to 4.3% at present. For the first time since 1957, Detroit is not listed as an area of "substantial unemployment."

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