Maryland employers are desperate for new employees. Our state now has the highest number of available jobs it has seen in the past five years. And yet the unemployment rate for June went up slightly, to 6.2 percent, up by 0.1 percentage points from a month earlier. More than 250,000 jobs are listed on the Maryland Workforce Exchange, according to Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson.
Unemployment during extraordinary times
July 28, 2021