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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Maryland adds 10,500 jobs in December

Maryland added 10,500 jobs in December, capping a year in which the state gained jobs in eight out of 12 months.

The state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in December, down from a revised 5.2 percent a month before, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Maryland's preliminary jobs estimate for November was revised from a gain of 3,600 jobs to a loss of 200.

In December, the private sector led the way, gaining 10,600 jobs, while government jobs decreased by 100.


The education and health services added 5,000 jobs during the month. The trade, transportation and utilities sector grew by 2,600 jobs, while professional and business services gained 900 positions. Manufacturing jobs increased by 300.
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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

If that idiot Omally was still in office we would have lost 10,000 jobs in December. Thank God for Govenor Hogan !!!!

Ken Wilkerson said...

There are No Jobs in Salisbury Maryland

Anonymous said...

Ken,
Neither will MD's 1st Congressional District if da'Bury's ex-mayor is elected.

Anonymous said...

Good point Ken.

Steve said...

As always, we need to wait for the
:adjustment" later in the month, which will be a huge disappointment to all, as usual...

Two Things Could Be True said...

I'm not feeling these statistics. I'm not seeing these statistics. I think they're bogus.

Anonymous said...

Woo Hoo! What have you got to say about that Libtard Chuck Cook!!