Only Canada, of all major industrialized nations, has a higher percentage of jobless than the U.S. Canada currently has an unemployment rate of 11.1%. Employers in most of the other nations surveyed last week by the New York Times are scrambling to find enough workers to man their machines. Current unemployment rates abroad:
Argentina practically none
Germany less than 1%
Great Britain 1.6%
South Africa 1.9%
U.S.S.R. claims labor shortage...