Unemployment rates and labor force data

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Information on labor force data

Information on labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment rates are produced through the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the Commonwealth, New England City and Town Statistical Areas, Labor Market Areas (LMA), Workforce Development Areas (WDA), Counties, Cities, and Towns.

BLS overview of Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) Data

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Workforce Development Area Unemployment Rate Reports

Bureau of Labor Statistics Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization for States

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