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US Hiring Steady in December Despite Fight Over Fiscal Cliffi
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January 04, 2013 11:37 PM
The US job market held steady with employers adding 155 thousand jobs last month. While job gains in December were not big enough to reduce the nation's unemployment rate, analysts say it suggests employers were not spooked by the political bickering in Washington over the fiscal cliff. But as Mil Arcega reports, a bigger budget battle may be just around the corner.

US Hiring Steady in December Despite Fight Over Fiscal Cliff

Published January 04, 2013

The US job market held steady with employers adding 155 thousand jobs last month. While job gains in December were not big enough to reduce the nation's unemployment rate, analysts say it suggests employers were not spooked by the political bickering in Washington over the fiscal cliff. But as Mil Arcega reports, a bigger budget battle may be just around the corner.