Payrolls Rose & Unemployment Rate Held Steady at 3.5% in Nov.

Washington, DC, December 6, 2019--Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 266,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 3.5%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Notable job gains occurred in health care and in professional and technical services.

Employment rose in manufacturing, reflecting the return of workers from a strike.