Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall; Drops to 6.3% in April

The Massachusetts unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent in April and employers added 2,500 jobs, according to the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

The numbers represent the fifth consecutive month of job gains for Massachusetts and the lowest unemployment rate since October 2008.

Massachusetts’ unemployment rate remains lower than the national average, which is currently 8.1 percent

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