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Jobless rates at a 17-year-low across nation

At 4.1 percent, the jobless rate continues to dip, while wages are up nearly 2.5 percent.

Posted: Dec 8, 2017 4:09 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - The unemployment rate has hit a 17-year low.

At 4.1 percent, the jobless rate continues to dip, while wages are up nearly 2.5 percent.

Those numbers were released Friday by the Labor Department.

The report reveals that U.S. employers added 228,000 jobs in November.

A sign of the job market's enduring strength, in its 9th year of economic recovery.

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