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Activist Says Local Jobs Will be Lost With New Bedford South Terminal Project

Most of us start off the new year with optimism, but that's not the case for New Bedford activist, "Buddy" Andrade, who used WBSM to spread the word of a possible law suit!

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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall

Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Released

Massachusetts lost more than one thousand jobs in November, but the state's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.6 percent.

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Drop in Defense Contracts Means Dropping more Local Jobs

For folks who are always calling for defense cuts, do they realize cutting the military budget also means losing local jobs?

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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall

Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Ticks Up To 6.6 Percent

The Massachusetts unemployment rate ticked up to 6.6 percent in October even as the state's economy added nearly 8,000 jobs.

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What Are the Best Jobs in America?

If you're sitting around the office today thinking, There has to be a career path out there better than this, don't worry: you are not alone. Still, as you sit and ponder the possibilities of seeking a different career, there are people out there who actually hold the best jobs this wonderful country has to offer. But what are those jobs, exactly, and how much do they pay?

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New Bedford Unemployment Rate Down For September

The State Office of Labor and Workforce Development has released the latest local unemployment numbers for September. 

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US Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.8%, The Lowest In 44 Months

The September job rate in the United States fell below 8% for the first time in almost four years.

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Webster Bank Sends $750,000 To Fall River Jobs Agency

A Fall River program that provides loans to small businesses is getting a boost from a regional bank with offices in Mass. and Rhode Island.

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Which Jobs Are Disappearing Quickest?

It has been predicted that by 2020, the United States will experience a nearly 14.5 percent labor increase, making room for an additional 20 million new jobs as the result of this country’s growing population and competitive marketplace.

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Gomes Wants CORI Check For All “New Hires”

Councilor At Large Brian Gomes says he'll file a proposed ordinance to have every new employee hired by the City of New Bedford to undergo a criminal background or CORI check.

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