The Office of Labor and Workforce Development released new figures on Thursday showing that the state’s jobless rate fell to 6 percent in May, down from 6.3 percent in April.
The Massachusetts rate was well below the national unemployment rate of 8.2 percent.
Officials say preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show Massachusetts gained about 7,500 jobs during the month "
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