Jeremy Corbyn welcomes snap General Election
He said Mrs May's U-turn on her previous insistence that she would not call a snap election showed she could not be trusted. Mrs May said the election would give the opportunity for "stability and certainty" during the period of the Brexit process.
The unemployment rate counts only people who are not working but are looking for work, and does not take into account those who grew so discouraged that they gave up looking or those who are working part-time but want full-time jobs.
According to a release, Virginia's unemployment rate is the second lowest among major US states. The county's unemployment rate fell to 4.6%, down from a revised 4.8% in February. Jobs in trade, transportation, and utilities rose 2,300. It dropped even further from a year ago.
"Massachusetts continues to experience substantial increases to the labor force".
Compared to February, unemployment declined by.1 percent.
The next-highest unemployment rate in the country was Alaska, at 6.4 percent. North Carolina hit a low of 4.9 percent unemployment last June and July, and had not attained that level earlier since September 2007, before the great recession.
However, from March 2016 to March 2017, MA has added 49,000 jobs, according to statistics released Thursday by the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. And for the first time in more than two and a half years, the state's annual job growth rate also outpaced the nation. Of those jobs, more than 523,000 were in the private sector. Boise MSA followed with an increase of 3.5 percent, or 10,700 jobs.