October 7th, 2011
The U.S. Department of Labor released its September jobs numbers today and announced that 103,000 jobs were added to the economy last month and that the nation’s unemployment rate remains at 9.1%. While the report was clearly better than feared, it also showed the economy is not gaining much momentum. Read more about it here. Historically, Massachusetts has fared better than the rest of the nation and has experienced a lower unemployment rate each month during the past couple of years. We’ll see if that trend continues.