December jobs report: Hiring and unemployment steady
January 4th, 2013
08:32 AM ET
5 years ago

December jobs report: Hiring and unemployment steady

New York (CNNMoney) - The job market ended 2012 with more growth, as moderate hiring continued at the end of the year.

The economy added 155,000 jobs in December, bringing the total number of jobs added in 2012 to 1.84 million, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 7.8%.


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  1. GuestAgain

    Wake up People – what did you do with your paycheck for 30 years??? Piss it away and not save for a rainy day....becasue someone else has achieved success doesnt mean they should give their rewards to you. Typical class warfare BS.

    January 4, 2013 10:44 am at 10:44 am |
  2. Lynda/Minnesota

    "Anyways I finally found another job, doing basically the same thing I did before but unfortunately I had to take an almost $5 an hour cut in pay. But I'm hoping things get better."

    Makes you feel like a second class citizen, doesn't it? I hated watching my husband struggle through it. But, hang in there. It'll eventually work itself out. It always does. Meanwhile ... scream every once in a while ... ! (It helps.)

    January 4, 2013 10:45 am at 10:45 am |
  3. Wake up People!

    Geez Wilson give it a rest.

    January 4, 2013 10:50 am at 10:50 am |
  4. Lynda/Minnesota

    "The 155,000 jobs added in December are barely enough to account for population growth."

    Well, there you go Wilson. Having 4.5 children a year finally caught up to us. God Bless procreation.

    January 4, 2013 10:51 am at 10:51 am |
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