Construction employers added 19,000 jobs in November, reaching the highest employment level in the industry since November 2008, according to an analysis on U.S. Census Bureau data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.
U.S. employers added a decent 161,000 jobs in October and increased pay sharply for many workers. The report came as the last one to be made on the country's lukewarm but durable economy before Americans choose a new president next week.
Are mere mistakes made on the job enough to deny someone unemployment benefits after they've been let go? Or should people be able to receive benefits as long as their firing wasn't the result of deliberate misdeeds?