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District’s Unemployment Rate at 7.4 Percent

Date Released: 
Fri, 03/28/2014

District’s Unemployment Rate at 7.4 Percent

Washington, DC – The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services reported today that the preliminary February job estimates show an increase of 1,000 jobs, for a total of 741,500 jobs in the District. The private sector gained 1,600 jobs, while the public sector payrolls decreased by 600 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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