January 7, 2014 12:36 PM

Kansas City-area unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent

The Kansas City area’s unemployment rate continued to improve late last year, slipping to 5.3 percent in November. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 13,400 more employees on the Kansas City area’s non-farm payrolls in November 2013 than November 2012.

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