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.
Maryland gained 8,000 jobs in April as the state’s unemployment rate dropped, according to preliminary data released Friday.
Maryland recorded its second consecutive month of record-setting low unemployment in March, according to preliminary survey numbers.
U.S. job openings slipped in February to the fewest since May 2021, a sign that the job market may be starting to cool.
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.
Maryland gained 8,200 jobs in January and the unemployment rate remained at a record-low 3%, according to preliminary numbers released Monday.
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.
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.
Maryland’s unemployment rate dropped to 4% in December 2022, according to preliminary data released Tuesday.
Maryland’s workforce training programs face a potential influx of enrollees as the economic pendulum swings from high unemployment to low unemployment.
Maryland gained 1,400 jobs in November and the unemployment rate decreased, according to preliminary survey data.
America’s employers kept hiring vigorously in October, a sign that the economy remains a picture of solid job growth and painful inflation.