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Tourism Again Leads Statewide Jobs Recovery in October

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland added 10,200 jobs in October. The Leisure and Hospitality sector experienced the most growth with an increase of 9,100 jobs from the Accommodation and Food Services and Arts, Entertainment & Recreation sub-sectors. In the last six months, Maryland has gained a total of 206,300 jobs. Overall, the tourism sector added the most jobs during the past six months, with 88,700 jobs!