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Department of Employment Services

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Monday to Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Friday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

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4058 Minnesota Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20019
Phone: (202) 724-7000
Fax: (202) 673-6993
TTY: (202) 698-4817

Agency Performance

Washington Metropolitan Area Adds 11,100 Jobs in March

Date Released: 
Wed, 04/29/2015

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary March job estimates show an increase of 11,100 jobs for a total of 2,546,100 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector increased by 10,100 jobs, while the public sector gained 1,000 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division's not seasonally adjusted March 2015 unemployment rate was 4.8 percent, which is down 0.2 percentage points from the February rate of 5.0 percent.


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