Unemployment rates decreasing more than 5% in Maryland


MARYLAND (WDVM) — More and more people are getting jobs here in Maryland, allowing for unemployment rates to drop. According to the Maryland Department of Labor website, the state gained more than 11,000 jobs in the last couple of months.

Because of this, the unemployment rate decreased by 5.9% back in August. Now, this is the lowest rate that we have seen since the pandemic first started. In 2021 alone, Maryland has gained around 65,000 jobs.

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