Latino Jobs Report: 2015 Ends With Strong Job Growth
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The U.S. Department of Labor reported that U.S. employers added 292,000 jobs in December 2015. This represents one of the strongest months of job growth in 2015 and a strong end-of-year surge in new employment. Still, in December, the unemployment rate continued its three-month trend at 5%. The Latino unemployment rate also continued a three-month trend, nearly unchanged at 6.3% from 6.4% in the previous two months.