The jobless rate, which has declined steadily since last summer, dropped to 6 percent last month, from 6.3 percent in April, to reach the lowest level since September 2008. Employers increased payrolls by 7,500 jobs in May, after adding a revised 1,700 jobs in April.
Massachusetts jobless rate declines to 6% in May
By Robert Gavin| Globe Staff June 15, 2012
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