10:25am

Fri December 3, 2010
Economy

Jobless Rate Hits 9.8; Will Benefits Get Extended?

The Labor Department on Friday said the nation's unemployment rate rose to 9.8 percent in November because of the weak job market. The jobless rate for October was 9.6 percent. Employers added only 39,000 jobs last month. For more on the latest economic data, Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Yuki Noguchi.

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