Local Unemployment Rates Rising. Should we be Concerned?

By Liz Berthelette Preliminary April data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) highlights a fourth-straight month of rising unemployment rates in Massachusetts. While the number of employed grew by more than 65,000 or 1.9% during the first fourth months of 2017, the labor force also rose at a steady clip. Comparing the Commonwealth to … Continue reading Local Unemployment Rates Rising. Should we be Concerned?