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Massachusetts Jobless Rate Could Top National Rate For First Time Since 2007

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.

12/15/2013

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Massachusetts Unemployment Edges Up In August

The state’s economy lost almost 5,000 jobs for the month. Year to date, jobs in the state are up by 31,400.

09/20/2012

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Mass. Jobless Rate Drops To 6 Percent In May

The Massachusetts unemployment rate continues to fall as the state adds more jobs.

06/14/2012

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Does The Recent Rise In The Unemployment Rate Make You Lean Towards Romney?

Do you feel that President Obama is to blame for the sluggish economy?

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Mass. Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.3%

New figures on Thursday show the state’s jobless rate stood at 6.3 percent in April, down from 6.5 percent in March.

05/17/2012

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Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.5% In Mass.

The Massachusetts economy showed more signs of recovery last month as the unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 percent and the state added 8,700 jobs.

04/19/2012

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Mass. Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level In 3 Years

State officials say the Massachusetts unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent in December, down from 7 percent in November, despite estimates that the state lost about 6,200 jobs last month.

01/19/2012

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Massachusetts Unemployment Drops To Lowest Rate In 3 Years

The new jobless rate was the lowest monthly figure since December 2008.

12/15/2011

Massachusetts Responsible For More Than Half The Nation’s Job Growth In June

June turned out to be an impressive month for job growth in Massachusetts.

07/21/2011

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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.

10/23/2010

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