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Jul 21, 2023

Despite record-low unemployment, Md. labor force leaves room for concern, economist says

Unemployment in Maryland fell to 2.0% in June, setting a record low for a fifth straight month. However, these numbers still leave room for concern, an economist says.

May 19, 2023

Md. gains 8K jobs in April as unemployment drops again

Maryland gained 8,000 jobs in April as the state’s unemployment rate dropped, according to preliminary data released Friday.

Apr 21, 2023

Md. unemployment drops to historic low in March, report shows

Maryland recorded its second consecutive month of record-setting low unemployment in March, according to preliminary survey numbers.

A hiring sign is seen in Downers Grove, Illinois, on May 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Apr 4, 2023

Job openings slip to 9.9M; a win in inflation fight?

U.S. job openings slipped in February to the fewest since May 2021, a sign that the job market may be starting to cool.

Mar 24, 2023

Md. unemployment in February dropped to lowest point in 47 years

The unemployment rate in Maryland dropped in February to the lowest number since the U.S. Department of Labor began publishing state estimates in 1976.

Mar 13, 2023

Md. gained 8,200 jobs in January as unemployment stays at record low

Maryland gained 8,200 jobs in January and the unemployment rate remained at a record-low 3%, according to preliminary numbers released Monday.

Feb 15, 2023

CBO projects higher unemployment, slow exit from inflation

The Congressional Budget Office said it expects the U.S. economy to stagnate this year with the unemployment rate jumping to 5.1% — a bleak outlook.

Feb 3, 2023

US adds a surprisingly strong 517,000 jobs despite Fed hikes

America’s employers added a stunning 517,000 jobs in January, a surprisingly strong gain in the face of the Federal Reserve’s aggressive drive to slow growth and tame inflation.

Jan 24, 2023

Md. unemployment rate dropped to 4% in December

Maryland’s unemployment rate dropped to 4% in December 2022, according to preliminary data released Tuesday.

Dec 29, 2022

Maryland’s workforce training programs ready for economic uncertainty

Maryland’s workforce training programs face a potential influx of enrollees as the economic pendulum swings from high unemployment to low unemployment.

Dec 16, 2022

Md. sees 1,400 new jobs created in November as unemployment rate falls

Maryland gained 1,400 jobs in November and the unemployment rate decreased, according to preliminary survey data.

Nov 4, 2022

Employers keep hiring briskly even in face of Fed rate hikes

America’s employers kept hiring vigorously in October, a sign that the economy remains a picture of solid job growth and painful inflation.

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