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Massachusetts Gains Jobs, Lowers Unemployment Rate

In the latest job statistics, Massachusetts gained an estimated 13,500 jobs while the unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent.


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Mass. Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 6 Percent

The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 6 percent in June, according to figures released Thursday.


Mass. Unemployment Rate Dips To 7.4 Percent

The unemployment rate in Massachusetts dipped two percentage points in August to 7.4 percent, despite an estimated loss of nearly 9,000 jobs.


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Mass. Construction Sector Struggles With Prospects Of Prolonged Joblessness

The construction sector’s summer of hope is turning with the weather, as what once appeared to be a budding recovery may now be shaping up to be nothing more than a temporary fix.


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State Street Corp. To Trim 558 Jobs In Mass.

State Street Corp. plans to cut 558 jobs in Massachusetts as part of a restructuring of the Boston-based financial firm’s information technology operations.


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Study Shows Summer Jobs Limited For Teens Across U.S.

New research shows teenagers will have a tough time looking for summer jobs in Massachusetts this year.


Working In The Commonwealth: Mass Challenge Helping Startups, Entrepreneurs

Mass Challenge is helping entrepreneurs navigate through the difficult economy.


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Working In The Commonwealth: Farmers, Artists Following Their Dream

Farmers and artists are following their dream in Massachusetts despite tough economic times.


Working In The Commonwealth: Where Are The Jobs?

Who is hiring right now in Massachusetts?


Working In The Commonwealth: Recession Hits Older Workers Hard

The “Great Recession” has taken a heavy toll on the mature worker.