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Computer jobs in Boston grow

Posted on September 5, 2017

New labor statistics show that computer jobs in Boston have grown. Payroll employment increased by 156,000 in August. Job gains occurred in manufacturing, construction, professional and technical services, health care, and mining. Employment growth has averaged 176,000 per month thus far this year, about in line with the average monthly gain of 187,000 in 2016. […]


Grants go to boost Boston jobs

Posted on August 31, 2017

A number of grants are going to boost Boston jobs. About $80 million in grants will be awarded to YouthBuild, a pre-apprenticeship program for at-risk individuals ages 16-to-24. “There are pathways to successful careers outside of traditional education models,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. “There are 6.2 million open jobs in the U.S., including […]


Renovation may create recreation jobs in Boston

Posted on August 8, 2017

The renovation of a community center may create more recreation jobs in Boston. The BCYF Paris Street Community Center has reopened following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. This $12 million, two-year renovation highlights Boston’s $55 million Capital Plan investments in BCYF projects since 2016. “For over 100 years this center has been the heart of the community […]


Boston healthcare jobs tick up

Posted on August 6, 2017

The latest labor statistics demonstrate that Boston healthcare jobs are growing. The state’s total unemployment rate increased to 4.3 percent in Junefrom the May rate of 4.2 percent, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced. BOSTON, MA — JULY 20, 2017 — The state’s total unemployment rate increased to 4.3 percent in Junefrom the May […]


Boston education jobs climb

Posted on August 6, 2017

New labor statistics posit that Boston education jobs are growing. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,739,000 in April 2017, up 42,800 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The Boston-Cambridge-Nashua area includes 10 metropolitan divisions – separately identifiable employment centers within the […]


Funds to boost Boston construction jobs

Posted on July 8, 2017

A new found of funds may boost Boston construction jobs. The Baker-Polito Administration awarded $1.8 million for the inaugural round of the Site Readiness Fund Program, enacted within the administration’s 2016 Economic Development Bill authorizing a $15 million to provide vital resources to municipalities, developers, and community development corporations to increase the inventory of development-ready […]


Information jobs in Boston climb

Posted on July 1, 2017

New labor info posit that information jobs in Boston have burgeoned. The state’s total unemployment rate increased to 4.2 percent in May from the April rate of 3.9 percent. Over the month job gains occurred in Education and Health Services; Leisure and Hospitality; Professional, Scientific, and Business Services; Information; and Construction. The April estimate was […]


Boston education jobs grow

Posted on July 1, 2017

According to the latest job statistics, Boston education jobs are growing. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,739,000 in April 2017, up 42,800 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Employment rose 1.6 percent locally from April a year ago. During the same […]


Education jobs in Boston climb

Posted on June 2, 2017

New labor statistics data show that education jobs in Boston are climbing. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,690,900 in January 2017, up 59,100 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that nonfarm employment rose 2.2 […]


Neighborhood construction could create more Boston transportation jobs

Posted on June 2, 2017

Neighborhood construction on Audubon Circle may create more Boston transportation jobs. Boston and Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) are investing a total of $7 million to reconstruct Audubon Circle in the Fenway/Kenmore neighborhood of Boston. The new design, developed in cooperation with the Audubon Circle Neighborhood Association and others in the community, will increase safety and […]