Jobless rate up locally; down statewide
Minnesota employers added 2,000 jobs in November, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development October's job gains were also revised upward to 5,000 from 2,200.
The state unemployment rate fell 0.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted 7.4 percent, which was 2.6 percent below the U.S. unemployment rate of 10 percent in November.
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