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Tewksbury Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

Jul 06, 2014 05:38PM, Published by Bill Gilman, Categories: Business, Today

The most recent unemployment figures from the state show a brighter economic picture in Tewksbury.
According to the State Department of Labor and Workforce Development, unemployment in Tewksbury dropped to 4.6 percent in May. That's down from 4.8 percent in April and well down from 6.5 percent in 2013.
In terms of hard numbers, 757 Tewksbury residents are presently classified as unemployed. That's down from 1,070 12 months ago.
Unemployment in Tewksbury has been steadily declining for the past four years after peaking at 7.7 percent in 2010.
The good news locally mirrored the state numbers. Unemployment in Massachusetts was at 5.6 percent in May. That's down from 6.0 percent in April.

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