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The United States Department of Labor has released their “Employment Situation” Report for November 2014.


Some of the Statistical Highlights:

  • Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 321,000
  • Unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8 percent
  • Number of unemployed persons was little changed at 9.1 million
  • Number of long-term unemployed (jobless for 27 weeks or more) was little changed at 2.8 million
  • Professional and business services increased by 86,000 in November compared with an average monthly gain of 57,000 per month over the prior 12 months.
  • Average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls rose by 9 cents to $24.66 in November

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