Archive for Saturday, January 7, 2006

Jobless rate dips

January 7, 2006


Job growth slowed in December - following a big hiring spurt in November - with employers expanding payrolls by 108,000, underscoring the sometimes choppy path traveled by job seekers.

The Labor Department's snapshot of the nation's jobs climate, released Friday, also showed that the unemployment rate dipped from 5 percent in November to 4.9 percent in December.


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