For American Workers, A Week Stuffed With Good News

For American Workers, A Week Stuffed With Good News

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Made in America factory workers ABCNews reportAs we reported Tuesday, the U.S. economy is continuing to gain steam. Housing, manufacturing, auto sales rates have all been rising.

This week has also been a great one for workers: The Labor Department said Friday that employers created 203,000 jobs last month, sending the unemployment rate tumbling by three-tenths of a point to 7 percent — the lowest level since 2008.

The Labor report also showed that in November, companies created lots of full-time positions, paid their employees more and attracted discouraged workers back into the labor force.

There was more encouraging signs, too.

(READ the story from NPR)

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