Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.04% in November to a seasonally adjusted 5,136,900 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. That's 2,200 more people than in October and 69,600 more than a year ago. Without the seasonal adjustment, which removes the effect of fluctuations due to seasonal events, hospitals employed 5,149,100 people in November – 8,200 more than in October and 68,800 more than a year ago. The nation's overall unemployment rate was unchanged in November at 4.1%.