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'Warning Signs Flashing': Job Growth Slows Sharply As Pandemic Takes Toll On Economy

1 month ago   |   By NPR

U.S. employers added just 245,000 jobs last month, as the runaway pandemic continued to weigh on hiring. The unemployment rate fell to 6.7% from 6.9% in October.
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US hiring declines for 5th month with 245K jobs

US hiring declines for 5th month with 245K jobs

1 month ago   |   By Review Journal

The unemployment rate fell to a still-high 6.7%, from 6.9% in October, the Labor Department said. November's job gain was down from 610,000 in October.
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10.9 Million Americans Are Still Unemployed, Rate Ticks Down To 6.7% As Experts Warn Job Market Could Take Years To Recover

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The U.S. added back just 245,000 jobs in November-roughly half the number economists were expecting.
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US adds 245,000 jobs in November as COVID-19 surge hampers labor market

US adds 245,000 jobs in November as COVID-19 surge hampers labor market

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The US economy added 245,000 jobs in November as a massive resurgence of the coronavirus hampered the labor market's recovery from the pandemic, the feds said Friday. The unemployment rate barely dropped to 6.7 percent last month from 6.9 percent in October amid the record-setting spike in infections, which has led to renewed lockdown measures...
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US economy misses forecasts, adds 245,000 jobs in November as unemployment falls to 6.7%

US economy misses forecasts, adds 245,000 jobs in November as unemployment falls to 6.7%

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US labor-market recovery continued through November, although the pace of new job additions slowed as soaring COVID-19 case counts and partial lockdowns cut into hiring activity.
American businesses added 245,000 nonfarm payrolls last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. The total landed well below the 460,000 additions expected by economists surveyed by Bloomberg. It also marked a drop from the revised 610,000 jobs added in October.
The US unemployment rate fell to 6.7 from 6.9%, according to the report, matching economist expectations. The rate...
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