After three straight months of declines, the London-St. Thomas jobless rate rose last month to 6.9 per cent.
Stats Canada says London lost 2,700 jobs last month while an extra 500 people people claimed unemployment. The labour force declined by 2,200.
The London-St. Thomas jobless rate has jumped up and down this year.
It started the year at 5.8 per cent, then rose to a high of 7.3 per cent in April and June.
The national unemployment rate fell to 6.8 per cent with the unexpected addition of 10,700 jobs last month.
Compared with November 2015, overall employment rose by 183,000, with the number of people working part time increasing by 214,000. Over the same period, the total number of hours worked was up 1.1 per cent.
Employment in Ontario edged up in November, following a notable increase the previous month. The unemployment rate was little changed at 6.3 per cent in November. Compared with 12 months earlier, employment in the province grew by 105,000.