Top Labor Official Hails Massachusetts Jobs Report
The unemployment rate in Massachusetts has dropped to a six-year low. The state recorded a 5.6 percent unemployment rate in May, a drop of four-tenths percent from April. The report ,earlier this week from the state labor department ,said the number of people working in Massachusetts was the most in almost 25 years. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Rachel Kaprielian.