The jobless rate slipped from 6.5 percent in March to 6.3 percent last month, reaching its lowest level since October 2008, when the financial crisis was near its worst, the state’s Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday. Massachusetts employers added 2,500 jobs last month after increasing payrolls by 7,500 jobs in March.
Massachusetts unemployment rate falls to 6.3% in April
Figure lowest since October 2008 after 5th month of growth
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