Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

The Massachusetts unemployment rate rose slightly – to 4.7 percent in November from 4.6 percent the previous two months, according to the State Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall number of jobs in Massachusetts grew by 5,900 in November and has grown by 67,700 so far this year, exceeding the total number of new jobs added to the economy in all of 2014.

 

Nationally, the unemployment rate is 5 percent.

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