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covid impact on boston employment

The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Boston’s Economy in 2021

by Boston Planning & Development Agency, Research Division. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting business closures caused a sudden unprecedented spike in unemployment in Boston as in much of the country. Boston’s unemployment rate peaked in June 2020 at 16.1 percent, a dramatic increase compared to 2.6 percent unemployment in March 2020. Boston’s unemployment rate fell […]

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