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Boston-Cambridge-Nashua has lowest unemployment rate among large metro areas, October 2016 


December 08, 2016
Of the 51 metropolitan areas with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more, Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Massachusetts-New Hampshire, had the lowest unemployment rate in October, 2.6 percent. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California, had the highest rate among the large metro areas, 6.1 percent. Full Text »
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This article takes a look at five types of employer-sponsored defined contribution retirement plans in private industry. The article shows the overall employee participation rates, employee participation rates by type of plan, and overall employer costs and worker participation costs for all types of plans. All defined contribution plans described in this article have some form of employer cost.
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