Jobs Report: 312K Jobs Added In December

U.S. EMPLOYERS ADDED 312,000 JOBS IN DECEMBER 2018

(CNN) – A great finish for 2018 when it comes to hiring.

U.S. businesses added 312,000 jobs in December; a number much higher than expected.

Depsite the addition of new jobs the national unemployment rate rose to 3.9%.

Up from 3 .7% in November as more Americans searched for work.

Overall, employers added 2.6 million jobs in 2018, compared to 2.2 million in 2017.

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