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Private sector pushes jobless rate down

Maryland’s jobless rate dropped to 6.9 percent in November as payrolls swelled in the state for the third straight month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. The private sector did all of the ...

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Maryland employers added 5,900 jobs in October

Maryland’s employers added 5,900 jobs last month, but the state’s unemployment rate held steady at a seasonally adjusted 7.4 percent. It was the first October expansion of employment rolls since 2007, according to the state Department of Labor, Licensing and ...

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