Unemployment Benefits

An unidentified job seeker uses his iPad to help fill out job applications at the Fort Lauderdale Career Fair, in Dania Beach, Fla. on Nov. 30, 2012.


  • NOVEMBER BY THE NUMBERS: Retail, up 52,600. Professional and business services, up 43,000. Leisure and hospitality, up 23,000. Health care, up 22,000 Temporary help services, up 18,000. Transportation and warehousing, up 3,500. Financial services, up 1,000. Government jobs, down 1,000. Manufacturing, down 7,000. Construction, down 20,000.

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