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Department of Employment Services

Office Hours
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

District’s Unemployment Rate at 7.7 Percent

Date Released: 
Tue, 03/17/2015

Washington, DC – The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services reported today that the preliminary January job estimates show a decrease of 10,600 jobs, for a total of 753,400 jobs in the District. The private sector decreased by 9,600 jobs, while the public sector payrolls decreased by 1,000 jobs. The numbers are drawn from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) through its monthly survey of the District of Columbia’s employers.  


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