Mass. employment nears pre-pandemic levels

State unemployment rate ticks down to 3.4%

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE MASSACHUSETTS EMPLOYERS added 17,300 jobs in November, labor officials announced Friday, putting the state within striking distance of returning to a pre-pandemic level of employment. Last month’s gains build on a revised increase of 10,000 positions in October, according to the latest monthly data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Following(...)

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