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May jobless rates down in 16 states; payroll jobs up in 7 states, down in 3


In May, unemployment rates were lower in 16 states and stable in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 7 states, decreased in 3 states, and was essentially unchanged in 40 states and the District.
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May jobless rates down over the year in 385 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 122


Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 385 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 2, and unchanged in 2. Nonfarm payroll employment increased over the year in 122 metropolitan areas and was essentially unchanged in 267.
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