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Martinez, candidate for State Senate, reacts to unemployment increase, says new leadership needed

Thursday, September 20, 2012                                   Contact: Tom Firth – 978-828-0877   MARTINEZ REACTS TO UNEMPLOYMENT INCREASE Martinez Says New Leadership Needed at State House Chelmsford, MA – Today Sandi Martinez, Republican candidate for State Senate in the Third Middlesex district, reacted to the Bureau…

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September Unemployment: another 263,000 lost jobs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nonfarm payroll employment continued to decline in September (-263,000), and the unemployment rate (9.8 percent) continued to trend up, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks and over) rose by 450,000.” (in September.)

    The current 9.8% unemployment rate is up from 9.7%

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