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Maryand gains 3,900 jobs in March, unemployment rate declines

April 18, 2022

Maryland added 3,900 jobs in March as a decline in coronavirus caseloads helped the economy continue its recovery, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor. March marks two months in a row of job gains for Maryland. The state’s unemployment rate also fell to 4.6% during the month, compared to 5% in February. The unemployment rate is at its lowest point since before the pandemic. The improvements in Maryland came as the U.S. economy overall continued to surge. The U.S. added 431,000 jobs in March while the national unemployment ticked down from 3.8% to 3.6%.

Article Source: Baltimore Business Journal

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