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Mass. unemployment rate dips in September

Posted on October 15, 2015

Oct 15, 2015, 9:17am EDT
Boston Business Journal
Mass. unemployment rate dips in September

The state’s total unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.6 percent in September, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced Thursday.

But preliminary job estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate Massachusetts lost 7,100 jobs in September, according to the state. The job losses occurred in education and health services, trade, transportation and utilities, construction, and manufacturing sectors.