Construction sector adds 17,000 jobs in November

12/6/2013 | Daily News (New York) · Reuters · Bloomberg

The construction sector added 17,000 jobs in November and the country saw an overall increase of 203,000 jobs, according to today's data from the Labor Department. The Associated Press says this is the "fourth straight month of solid hiring" and is "an encouraging sign for the economy." With the addition of these new jobs, the unemployment rate fell to 7.0%, the lowest rate in five years.

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