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Maryland Adds Private Sector Jobs In July

August 22nd, 2011 by WCBC Radio

State officials insist it is a sign of economic recovery. The Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation reports Maryland added 10,400 private sector jobs in July. Those gains were offset by a 2,300 loss of government jobs. Maryland’s unemployment rate rose two tenths of a percent in July to 7.2%. Maryland was one of 28 states where the unemployment rate grew. Maryland’s Labor Secretary Alex Sanchez was asked during a conference call how the employment situation has been impacted by the erratic nature of the stock market in recent weeks…

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