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Maryland Gains 13,300 Jobs in June; unemployment rate drops

Maryland added 13,300 jobs in June and its unemployment rate dropped, according to the latest statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor. The private sector added 9,400 jobs. The 4.1 percent unemployment rate in June dropped a tenth of a ...

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US hiring grinds to a near-halt; many stop looking for work

WASHINGTON — U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy’s health and complicating the Federal Reserve’s efforts to raise interest rates. While unemployment slid from 5 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest since November 2007, ...

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More jobs open, more people quitting

The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. Employers also filled more jobs and more employees quit, two additional signs ...

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