U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in November, slightly less than in previous month
November's unemployment rate was 3.7%, still near its 53-year low, the Labor Department also reports.
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The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in November, and the national jobless rate remained at 3.7%, the Labor Department reported Friday.
Last month's job growth was slightly less than the 284,000 gained in October, and the unemployment rate remained near its 53-year low, according to the Associated Press.
Economists projected a roughly 200,000 jobs gain.
U.S. employers continued to hire amid high inflation and the Federal Reserve aggressively increasing interest rates, which has raised concerns about a recession and the need to keep staffing lean.
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