U.S. reaches lowest unemployment rate since 1969

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November jobs numbers are out. Employers added more than 260,000 new jobs, and unemployment is now at 3.5%, the lowest it’s been since 1969. In California, a new report shows the state’s economy is expanding faster than the rest of the country.

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Guest:
Jerry Nickelsburg - economics professor and director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Devan Schwartz, Caleigh Wells