Massachusetts Jobs

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Working In The Commonwealth: Reducing Unemployment

Jobs are a key part of our identity, so much so, that being without one for a long period of time has a profound impact on one’s psyche.


Workers, Employees, Technology Jobs, Computers

Technology Companies Hiring In Massachusetts

While many employers still aren’t hiring in Massachusetts, large technology companies are an exception, especially when it comes to jobs in research and development.


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Wegmans Hiring Local Workers

Wegmans Food Market is hiring 150 full-time positions for its Northboro store.


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Evergreen Solar’s Future In Mass. Questioned

The future of Evergreen Solar’s presence in Massachusetts is coming into question.


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Amid High Unemployment, Lawmakers Fail To Get Jobs Panel Off Ground

A jobs commission ordered almost two years ago by Gov. Deval Patrick and the Legislature to find ways to create and maintain jobs in Massachusetts has never met, causing some to view the panel as a missed opportunity during a period of high unemployment.


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Patrick Admin. Denies Asking Raytheon To Delay Layoff Announcement

Raytheon announced a series of layoffs Tuesday just days after Gov. Deval Patrick denied asking it to delay terminations until after the election.


Help Wanted, Newspaper, Job Search, Work

Mass. Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.4 Percent

News that the Massachusetts unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in 16 months in September, even though the state’s economy shed nearly 21,000 jobs, quickly became a point of contention in the race for governor.


MA unemployment rate drops to 8.8 percent

Officials say the Massachusetts unemployment rate fell to 8.8 percent last month as the state posted job gains for the seventh consecutive month.