The U.S. added 266,000 jobs in November. Here’s the bottom line
SFGate -

The Labor Department reported Friday that 266,000 jobs were added in November. Analysts had expected a gain of about 180,000, according to MarketWatch. The unemployment rate was 3.5%, down from the previous month. Average hourly earnings rose 0.2%, with a year-over-year gain of 3.1%.

The return of tens of thousands of striking workers to their jobs at General Motors helped supercharge hiring totals last month. The reassuring jobs report offered a counterpoint to renewed anxieties about an...

Read this story at


Related Articles