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National Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 3.7% for November

 Friday, December 7, 2018 |  Views:276 |  Posted by: Ron Gifford |  Reading Time:  |  Article Tags: 
The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 3.7% for the month of November, which matched the October rate.  While 155,000 jobs were added during the month, that number fell below the estimate of 198,000 that was expected.  Manufacturing jobs did increase by about 27,000 for the month.

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Ron Gifford has worked for the Foundation as Special Projects Coordinator since 2008 after a law career of 32 years. In addition to his duties for the Foundation, Mr. Gifford serves as Director of the Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning (SCILL) and as a Business Advisor for the Indiana Small Business Development Center, serving businesses and entrepreneurs in both Starke and Pulaski Counties.