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SALISBURY, Md.- A new update has been released for Maryland on state jobs and unemployment in Maryland.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Statistics released last week that 6,500 jobs were added in December.

This made the unemployment rate decrease to 3.5%.

This growth that we are seeing can be seen in Salisbury.

47ABC is told by the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce there has been an increase in jobs in the hospitality industry and in healthcare.

“More importantly health care, we have a very strong health care presence here in the lower shore and we did see and impact, a positive impact, in new jobs related to the health care industry here in Salisbury, Wicomico County, and our neighboring jurisdictions,” Bill Chambers, CEO and President of Salisbury Chamber of Commerce, said.

Chambers said that although we saw added jobs in the healthcare and hospitality field,  there’s still a need to fill positions in skilled labor positions.

He said that in Salisbury they are taking a proactive approach to increase work force readiness for students at colleges, like Salisbury University to fill skilled labor positions.

 

Courtesy: WMDT-TV


 

 


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3/7 - GRAND FUNK RAILROAD - TROPICANA - ATLANTIC CITY

3/17 - STYX - WARNER THEATER - D.C.

3/28 - PEARL JAM - ROYAL FARMS ARENA - BALTIMORE

4/20 – ELTON JOHN – GIANT CENTER – HERSHEY, PA

5/1 - CHARLIE DANIELS/ MARSHALL TUCKER BAND - WARNER THEATER - D.C.

5/1-3 - M3 ROCK FESTIVAL - MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILLION - COLUMBIA, MD

5/1-2 - STING - THE MET PHILADELPHIA

5/9 - BLUES TRAVELER - OCEAN CITY SPRINGFEST

6/16-17 – RINGO STARR – MODELL LYRIC - BALTIMORE

6/21 - ALICE COOPER/ LITA FORD - THE HALL @ LIVE CASINO + HOTEL - BALTIMORE

6/23 - DOOBIE BROS. - VUHL AMPHITHEATER - VA BEACH

6/24 - DOOBIE BROS. - JIFFYLUBE LUVE - BRISTOW, VA

6/25 - ALICE COOPER/ LITA FORD/ TESLA - THE MANN CENTER - PHILADELPHIA

 6/27 - DOOBIE BROS. - BB&T PAVILLION - CAMDEN, NJ

7/7 - TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND - MANN CENTER - PHILADELPHIA

7/7 - STEELY DAN/ STEVE WINWOOD - WOLFE TRAPP - VIENNA, VA

7/8 - STEELY DAN/ STEVE WINWOOD - WOLFE TRAPP - VIENNA, VA

7/8 - GUNS N' ROSES - CITIZENS BANK PARK - PHILADELPHIA

7/10 - ROGER WATERS - WELLS FARGO CENTER - PHILADELPHIA

7/10 – THE BLACK CROWES – UVHL AMPHITHEATER – VA BEACH

7/11 – THE BLACK CROWES – JIFFYLUBE LIVE – BRISTOW, VA

7/14 – THE BLACK CROWES – BB&T PAVILION – CAMDEN, NJ

7/16 - GUNS ' ROSES - NATIONALS PARK - - D.C.

7/18 - SAMMY HAGAR/ WHITESNAKE/ NIGHT RANGER - VUHL AMPHITHEATER - VA BEACH

7/22 - SAMMY HAGAR/ WHITESNAKE/ NIGHT RANGER - BB&T PAVILLION - CAMDEN, NJ

7/23 - SAMMY HAGAR/ WHITESNAKE/ NIGHT RANGER - JIFFYLUBE LIVE - BRISTOW, VA

7/24 - CHICAGO/ RICK SPRINGIELD - BB&T PAVILION - CAMDEN, NJ

7/25 - BON JOVI/ BRYAN ADAMS - CAPITAL ONE ARENA - DC

7/30 - ROGER WATERS - CAPITAL ONE ARENA - D.C.

8/1 - JIMMY BUFFETT - JIFFYLUBE LIVE - BRISTOW, VA

8/2 – JOURNEY/ PRETENDERS – JIFFYLUBE LIVE – BRISTOW, VA

8/5 – JOURNEY/ PRETENDERS – BB&T PAVILION – CAMDEN, NJ

8/6 - JIMMY BUFFETT - BB&T PAVILION - CAMDEN, NJ

8/7 – JOURNEY/ PRETENDERS – UVHL AMPHITHEATER – VA BEACH

8/8 - ROD STEWART/ CHEAP TRICK - HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO - ATLANTIC CITY

8/15 - ROD STEWART/ CHEAP TRICK - MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILION - COLUMBIA, MD

8/15 - MOTLEY CRUE/ DEF LEPPARD/ POISON/ JOAN JETT - CITIZENS BANK PARK - PHILADELPHIA

8/21 - FOREIGNER/ KANSAS/ EUROPE - JIFFYLUBE LIVE - BRISTOW, VA

8/21 – GREEN DAY/ FALL OUT BOY/ WEEZER – NATIONALS PARK – D.C.

8/22 - MOTLEY CRUE/ DEF LEPPARD/ POISON/ JOAN JETT - NATIONALS PARK - WASHINGTON DC

8/25 - FOREIGNER/ KANSAS/ EUROPE - BB&T PAVILION - CAMDEN, NJ

8/26 - FOREIGNER/ KANSAS/ EUROPE - VUHL AMPHITHEATER - VA BEACH

8/29 – GREEN DAY/ FALL OUT BOY/ WEEZER – CITIZENS BANK PARK – PHILADELPHIA

8/29 – KISS – BOARDWALK HALL – ATLANTIC CITY, NJ