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Md. adds 1,500 jobs in June; unemployment stays at 4%

July 25, 2022

The state of Maryland added 1,500 jobs and the unemployment rate remained at 4.0% in June, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). June’s unemployment rate is the lowest since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Compared with June 2021, Maryland jobs are up by 86,900, an over-the-year change of 3.3%. The education and health services sector experienced the most growth with an increase of 4,000 jobs from the health care and social services (3,500) and educational services sub-sectors (500).

 

Article Source: The Daily Record

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