In the latest job statistics, Massachusetts gained an estimated 13,500 jobs while the unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent.
The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 6 percent in June, according to figures released Thursday.
The unemployment rate in Massachusetts dipped two percentage points in August to 7.4 percent, despite an estimated loss of nearly 9,000 jobs.
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.
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.
New research shows teenagers will have a tough time looking for summer jobs in Massachusetts this year.
Mass Challenge is helping entrepreneurs navigate through the difficult economy.
Farmers and artists are following their dream in Massachusetts despite tough economic times.
Who is hiring right now in Massachusetts?
The “Great Recession” has taken a heavy toll on the mature worker.