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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall

Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Creeps Up

The state is out with a mixed jobs report showing Massachusetts gained 5,100 jobs in September, even as the unemployment rate crept up two-tenths of a point to 6.5 percent.

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Positive Unemployment Report is Deceiving!

Last week's employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows 114,000 new jobs in September and a drop in the rate of unemployment from 8.1% to 7.8%. As 114,000 new jobs are not sufficient to stay even with population growth, the drop in the unemployment rate is the result of not counting 2

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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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Massachusetts August Unemployment Rate Up A Bit

The Massachusetts unemployment rate edged up two-tenths of a points in August while preliminary figures show the state losing about 4,800 jobs during the month.

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Greater New Bedford’s Unemployment Grows

Unemployment in Greater New Bedford saw a significant jump in July when compared to the area's jobless rate in June.

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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall

Massachusetts Unemployment Rises Slightly

Massachusetts labor officials say the state's unemployment rate rose slightly last month even though the state added 1,600 jobs. The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced its preliminary July estimates Thursday

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