74,000 New Jobs in December, Jobless Rate Dips to 6.7% Because of People Are Dropping Out of the Labor Force

January 10, 2014

The nation’s unemployment dropped to 6.7% in December from November's 7%, and the economy added 74,000 new jobs last month compared to the 203,000 new jobs in November, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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