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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 …


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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 …


Maryland gained 1,200 jobs, unemployment rate decreased in September

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 1,200 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.9 percent in September. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the beginning of 2021, Maryland has gained a …

Governor Hogan announces $3.2 million investment to help businesses register new apprentices in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the investment of $3.2 million into a new Employer Incentive Plan (EIP), which will encourage businesses to register new apprentices and increase participation in the state’s Registered Apprenticeship program. Registered apprenticeships provide job seekers with an opportunity to earn a salary and learn through a combination of on-the-job training and classroom instruction, while …

Maryland gained 11,900 jobs, unemployment rate decreased to 5.9 percent in August

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 11,900 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.9% in August. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the beginning of 2021, Maryland has gained a total …

Maryland gained 12,400 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 6.0% in July

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 12,400 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 6.0% in July. This is the fifteenth month of consecutive job growth in Maryland. Since the beginning of 2021, Maryland has gained a total of 50,300 …

April marks 12th consecutive month of Maryland job growth, unemployment rate remains at 6.2%

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 3,800 jobs and the unemployment rate remained at 6.2% in April. This marks the twelfth consecutive month of job growth in Maryland. Since the beginning of 2021, Maryland has gained a total of 27,700 …

Maryland gained 13,100 jobs in March, unemployment rate remains steady at 2%

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 13,100 jobs and the unemployment rate remained at 6.2% in March. This marks the eleventh consecutive month of job growth in Maryland. The Professional and Business Services sector experienced the most growth with an …