WASHINGTON —(ENEWSPF)--December 4, 2015. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the November 2015 Employment Situation report released today:
"With the addition of 211,000 jobs in November, the economy continues to recover at a steady clip. It was the 69th consecutive month of private sector job growth, to the tune of 13.7 million jobs created — the longest streak on record. For the first time since 1999, we are on track to have back-to-back years of average monthly job growth over 200,000 jobs. The unemployment rate held steady at . . .