Here's a list of jobs available from the New Bedford Career Center. Sharon Martin is with us every Wednesday at 8:35am. Senior Account Clerk/Personnel Office #3919479 -Confidential employee who assists with the processing of employee benefits, personnel records and application recruitment to ensure …
Greater New Bedford's unemployment rate increased along with the rest of the state in January, with Greater New Bedford dropping 2,600 of its roughly 71,000 jobs and lifting the percentage of unemployed to 11.7 percent.
Local unemployment rates across the state were released Tuesday. According to the Office of Labor and Workforce Development, in August, over the month job gains occured in the Worcester area with the remaining eleven areas, for which estimates are published, lost jobs.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, the fewest since October 2007 — a sign of dwindling layoffs and steady if modest job growth.