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Construction jobless rate climbs to 19.4 percent in November

Post Time:Dec 14,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:115

Construction's unemployment rate continued to rise in November, climbing to 19.4 percentfrom October's 18.7 percent, while the nation's overall jobless rate declined slightly, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Job creation has become a prime topic in Washington, as congressional Democrats work on new measures aimed at bringing more people back to work. Infrastructure spending is emerging as one component of those possible measures, according to a Dec. 7 Architectural Record report.

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