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Monday, November 21, 2016

Maryland gains 700 jobs in October

Maryland gained 700 jobs in October, boosted by gains in manufacturing and professional services.

The state's preliminary unemployment held steady at 4.2 percent for the second straight month, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Bureau and Labor Statistics.

In October, professional and business services jobs rose 2,600, while education and health services positions increased by 2,500. Manufacturing jobs grew by 900.

During the month, government jobs decreased by 1,500 from September. Leisure and hospitality jobs dropped by 1,400. Construction jobs were down by 900

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

They should put a disclaimer on this article, saying "Baltimore gained 700 jobs"

Anonymous said...

Gained jobs due to your tax dollars,the only buildings going up are government and non profits.

Anonymous said...

Lost 2700, but that isn't part of the report, is it?