National unemployment numbers continued to trend lower in November showing solid job creation heading into the final month of 2013.
After a day that saw Wall Street hit record highs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics threw some cold water on the nation’s economy with an average unemployment report for the month of July.
The eagerly awaited October jobs numbers from the Labor Department were released on schedule Friday and showed 171,000 jobs added in October with the unemployment ticking a notch higher to 7.9 percent.
The U.S. economy only added 96,000 jobs in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but those numbers were less than the more than 100,000 economists were expecting.
The Great Recession has taken a large toll on the Florida workforce, even after the recession technically ended.