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Md. shed 7,200 jobs in March; jobless rate inches up (access required)

Maryland lost 7,200 jobs in March while the state’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 4.3 percent for the month, federal officials reported today. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said that while public-sector jobs increased by ...

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Maryland adds 13,500 jobs in May, new estimates show (access required)

Maryland has posted job gains in four of five months this year after adding 13,500 jobs in May, according to estimates released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The five-digit increase follows a similar gain in April, when Maryland ...

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Hiring numbers finish year on up note

(AP) The United States capped its best year for hiring in 15 years with a healthy gain in December, and the unemployment rate hit a six-year low. The numbers support expectations that the United States will strengthen further this year ...

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Unemployment drops in Maryland

(AP) Unemployment rates fell in Maryland and 33 other states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country. Maryland’s rate dropped to 6.0 percent, from 6.3 percent in September. Nationwide, ...

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