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District’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 8.5 Percent

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Fri, 06/21/2013

District’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 8.5 Percent

Washington, DC – The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services reported today that the preliminary May job estimates show a decrease of 4,400 jobs, for a total of 730,300 jobs in the District. The private sector lost 4,000 jobs, while the public sector payrolls decreased by 400 jobs. The numbers are drawn from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) through its monthly survey of the District of Columbia’s employers.  
 

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