US jobs growth slows in November

US jobs growth slows in November
 

US jobs growth was weaker than expected last month, a slowdown that analysts blamed partly on a tight labour market.
Employers added 155,000 jobs, with health care, manufacturing and transportation firms driving the growth, the Labor Department said.
The gains kept the unemployment rate unchanged at 3.7%, near record lows, according to the report.
The average hourly pay for private sector workers increased at an annual rate of 3.1%.
November's gains marked a slowdown from the roughly 200,000 jobs the US economy has added on average each month over the last year.
The Labor Department also... read more

 
7 December 2018 in Business, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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