Maryland Gains 11.5K New Jobs In May As Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1 PercentMaryland gained 11,500 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 6.1 percent in May, according to state jobs and unemployment data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Maryland Adds 4,600 Jobs In MayAccording to data released by the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Maryland gained 4,600 total jobs in May.
Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy TheoryThere is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama's birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Marylanders In Need Of Work Attend National Careers FairLooking for work. Even as the unemployment rate continues to drop, thousands of Marylanders are still struggling to find jobs.
8,100 New Jobs Created In Md. Last MonthAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in maryland is 7.2 percent, still below the national average of 9.1 percent.