Report: Massachusetts Loses Jobs In January, But Unemployment DownState labor officials report the state lost an estimated 2,500 jobs in January, but the overall unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a point to 4.7 percent.
Gov. Baker Seeks $5M To Address Chronic UnemploymentGov. Charlie Baker says his upcoming state budget request will include $5 million to address chronic unemployment.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Ticks Up, But More Jobs AddedState officials are reporting a slight uptick in the unemployment rate in Massachusetts even as the state continues to gain jobs.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.7 PercentMassachusetts gained jobs for an eighth consecutive month in April while the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.7 percent, the state office of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Dips To 4.8 percentThe health and education sector added the most jobs last month, about 5,500.
Mass. Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Level in 6 YearsThe January unemployment rate was the lowest since May 2008.
Market Basket Workers Can Seek Unemployment BenefitsMarket Basket workers whose hours have been cut to zero can seek unemployment benefits.
Wife Pleads Guilty To Collecting $58K In Unemployment For Jailed HusbandA Somerville woman has pleaded guilty to charges that she collected more than $58,000 in unemployment benefits on her husband’s behalf while he was behind bars.
Mass.-Based Jobs For The Future Gets $4.9M Federal Grant Boston-based Jobs for the Future is the only national program to win a grant from the Youth Career Connect funds.
Report: Mass. Gained 55,000 Jobs In '13, But Jobless Rate RoseMassachusetts gained more than 55,000 jobs in 2013, the largest calendar year increase since 2000, state officials reported Thursday.
Mass. Added 9,000 Jobs In SeptemberThe Massachusetts unemployment rate stood at 7.2 percent in October, up slightly from the previous month, while the state added more than 9,000 jobs, according to the state Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
Advice For Parents Of College Grads With No JobAbout six months have passed since the college commencement season, and many of those new graduates still don’t have good jobs.