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The New England unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 4.9 percent in May.
In April, the Framingham division reported the lowest unemployment rate in the Boston NECTA.
In 2014, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6 (which includes the unemployed, workers employed part time for economic reasons, and those marginally attached to the labor force), was 12.6 percent in Connecticut, down from 13.9 percent in 2013, the U.S. Bureau of...
In 2014, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 11.5 percent in Massachusetts, not significantly different from the 12.0-percent rate for the nation, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Northeast increased 0.4 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.