California Retail Businesses Pitch Bilingual Clerks

In California, the April unemployment rate was 10.9 percent and 4200 jobs were lost. Only Nevada and Rhode Island had worse jobless rates (11.7% and 11.2%, respectively).

Even so, some big name businesses are touting their foreign-language-speaking clerks — so diversity-friendly! No companies admit to passing over American English speakers to hire, but you have to [...]