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Maryland businesses struggle to fill jobs despite lowest unemployment rate in country

December 1, 2023

The unemployment rate in Maryland is now the lowest in the country at 1.7% in October. Most would think that is good news, but there is a downside to it. Businesses and several industries are struggling to fill vacancies. WBAL-TV looks into how that’s possible. It’s an ironic twist of fortune that has many people racking their brains for an answer and shaking their heads in disbelief. Flaunt, a successful locally owned hair salon in Hampden, wants to expand but is running into an unexpected problem.

Article Source: WBALTV

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