17,000 Construction Workers Added to Payrolls in November

The jobless rate has dropped to a five-year low, as unemployment in the U.S. fell to seven percent last month. The stronger than expected November figures brought good news for the construction and energy sectors. Bloomberg.com reports that factories took on the most workers since March 2012, employment in construction accelerated, and payrolls in transportation and warehousing picked up as well.



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