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Massachusetts unemployment declines to 9.2 percent in April

The unemployment rate of Massachusetts has dropped for the second consecutive month. It stands at 9.2 percent currently. About 19,100 jobs were added this April taking the job count to 3,167,000 in Massachusetts. The major job gain came from professional, scientific and business services which was 7,200 jobs. The second sector from which the jobs… Read More »

Unemployment Benefits Comparison by State

Unemployment insurance programs are governed by State governments and are funded by state, federal and private companies that pay employment tax. Ultimately, the onus is on state government to balance the checkbook, so the state has to decide the benefits maximum amount, duration, and eligibility to receive the benefits. For this reason, you notice that unemployment… Read More »