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Local Unemployment Numbers

The Massachusetts Office of Labor and Workforce Development has issued local unemployment numbers for January 2019, as Fall River posted an unemployment number of 7.4%, compared to the December number of 5.8%. 


Unemployment in New Bedford hit 6.6% of January, compared to 6.1% in December. 

 

Unemployment for Somerset checked in at 4.2%, while in Swansea, the unemployment rate for January was at 4.4%, compared to 3.6% in December. 

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