It’s been more than six years since the monthly unemployment rate in Massachusetts has been higher than the U.S. average as a whole.
The unemployment rate in Massachusetts dropped to 6.4 percent in March even as the state lost 5,500 jobs during the month.
State officials say the Massachusetts unemployment rate dropped to 8 percent in March as 3,200 jobs were added during the month.
WBZ’s Ed Walsh gets an update from Governor Deval Patrick on the latest jobless report, as well as word that Wonderland Greyhound Park in Revere is closing.
Saturday is when the checks will start being mailed in Massachusetts. WBZ New England Business Editor Anthony Silva talked with Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Joanne Goldstein.
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