Thursday, June 24, 2010

Chamber releases June Massachusetts Jobs Update

Highlights from the June Massachusetts Jobs Update include:

  • State added 15,800 jobs last month; 4th consecutive month of job growth. State posted 0.1% job growth last 12 months, compared to -0.4% U.S. rate
  • State unemployment rate is unchanged at 9.2%, Mass. rate remains well below the U.S. rate of 9.7%
  • Five of 12 regions added jobs last month; 8 of 12 regions shed jobs year-over-year
  • Government (+8,800), Leisure & Hospitality (+4,700), and Education & Health Services (+4,000) posted largest monthly job gains
Click here to view the jobs update.

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