September 20, 2017
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Maine jobless rate 7.6 percent in March


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AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Labor Department says the state’s unemployment rate in March was 7.6 percent, little change from February’s 7.5 percent and down from 8.3 percent a year earlier.

Acting State Labor Commissioner Laura Boyett also said Wednesday that the number of unemployed totaled 52,800 in March, down 5,000 from a year ago.

The Labor Department says Maine’s preliminary figures compare favorably to the New England average, 8.1 percent.

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Detailed labor force and unemployment data: www.maine.gov/labor/lmis/data.html.


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