Comments for: Maine’s jobless rate dropped to 6.2 percent in December, continuing downward trend

Posted Jan. 28, 2014, at 12:25 p.m.

According to preliminary data released Tuesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, Maine’s unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in December. That figure is a new five-year low, down from a rate of 6.4 percent in November and 7.2 percent in December 2012. However, these numbers are preliminary, and the …

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