Thursday, May 19, 2011

Massachusetts adds 19,500 jobs in April

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (MassLWD) reported today that the total unemployment rate in April was 7.8 percent, down 0.2 of a percentage point from the 8.0 percent March rate. The preliminary April job estimates show 3,228,000 jobs in Massachusetts, an increase of 19,500 jobs.

The Chamber will release our detailed Massachusetts Jobs Update later this week. Read the full report from the MassLWD on their website, or follow them on Twitter (@MassLWD)

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