Maine’s unemployment rate dropped in January
AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The unemployment rate in Maine has dropped a bit.
The 2.9% unemployment rate in January is down from 3.1% in December.
According to the Department of Labor, nonfarm wage and salary jobs increased by 1,100 to 648,000, which is the highest total on record.
Maine’s unemployment rate is below the 3.4% national rate in January.
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