U.S. Employment Rise is Not Enough To Budge Unemployment Rate
Jan 8, 2013
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Employment in the United States increased by 155,000 in December 2012, but that was not enough to change the 7.8% unemployment rate, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The increase in nonfarm payroll employment included growth in manufacturing jobs, as well as growth in health care, food services and drinking places, and construction jobs spurred by rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy. The number of the unemployed was 12.2 million, little changed from November.

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