Labor Department Says A Record Number Of People Are Employed In The State

LINCOLN- The Nebraska Labor Department says a record number of people were employed in the state in November.

The department said in a report released today that more than 984,000 people were employed last month. Labor Commissioner John Albin says the employment has increased each of the past six months and set records each month since August.

The report says the November unemployment rate was unchanged at 2.7%, matching the October figure.