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Mass. Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.7 Percent

Retail space still for lease in Boston, pictured on Oct. 8, 2020. (David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Retail space still for lease in Boston, pictured on Oct. 8, 2020. (David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

The state's unemployment rate dropped for the sixth straight month in November to 6.7%, a dramatic improvement from double-digit figures over the summer that still remains well above pre-pandemic levels.

Labor officials also reported that Massachusetts employers added 12,200 jobs last month, more than the revised total of 9,500 added in October.

The Massachusetts unemployment rate in October was 7.4%.

This story is developing and will be updated.

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