According to the latest Employment Situation Summary from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs in November as the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%. However, residential construction employment was little changed (-500) in November, after an increase of 5,400 jobs in October (revised). Total construction industry (both residential and nonresidential) employment totaled about 7.5 million in November.
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Jobs soar in November