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Maryland gained 10,500 jobs in May, unemployment rate dropped to 4 percent

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 10,500 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 4.0% in May. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maryland has regained a total of 334,200 jobs, with 313,500 …


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Maryland’s unemployment rate falls to 4.2 percent, lowest level since beginning of pandemic

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 500 and the unemployment rate decreased to 4.2% in April, the lowest since the beginning of the pandemic. Compared with April 2021, Maryland jobs are up by 77,800, an over-the-year change …


Maryland gains 16,700 jobs, unemployment rate falls to 5.0 percent in February

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 16,700 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.0 percent in February. Compared with this time last year, Maryland jobs are up by 92,100, for an over-the-year increase of 3.5 percent. The Education and …

Total Maryland jobs decreased in January, unemployment rate remained steady

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics released state jobs and unemployment data on Monday. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 8,100 from December to January. The unemployment rate remained at 5.4 percent. During January, the Mining, Logging, and Construction sector added 800 jobs from the Construction subsector. The Wholesale Trade subsector …

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office seizes domain name purporting to belong to U.S. Department of Labor

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland has seized “US-dolbids.com” which purported to be the official website for the United States Department of Labor. The seizure of the domain was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Special Agent in Charge Christopher Cooper of the Division of Advanced Technology and Analytics, …

Maryland gained 4,700 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in December

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 4,700 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.0 percent in December. This marks the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maryland has regained 324,600 total jobs with 304,300 gained …

Maryland gained 8,400 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent in November

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 8,400 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.4% in November. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In November, Maryland added jobs more than twice as quickly …

Maryland gained 14,900 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 5.7% in October

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released Maryland jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, the state gained 14,900 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.7% in October. This marks the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. October was the strongest month of jobs growth this …