Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6%, 2,600 Jobs Cut in June

The latest report from the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development indicates that hiring in Massachusetts slowed dramatically for the month of June and the State lost jobs for the first time since November.

Massachusetts employers cut payrolls by 2,600 jobs last month, though the unemployment rate held steady at 6 percent. The latest report underscores the slow economic growth in Massachusetts.

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