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DOES en español will allow Spanish speaking customers to access information about the programs and services offered by the Department of Employment Services in Spanish. 

DOES en español permitirá a los clientes de habla hispana acceder a información sobre los programas y servicios ofrecidos por el Departamento de Servicios de Empleo en español.

Department of Employment Services

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

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Washington Metro’s Unemployment Rate at 3.2 percent

Date Released: 
Tue, 10/01/2019

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary August job estimates show a decrease of 23,500 jobs for a total of 2,735,500 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector decreased by 2,700 jobs, while the public sector decreased by 20,800 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division's not seasonally adjusted August 2019 unemployment rate was 3.2 percent, which is down 0.1 percentage point from the July rate of 3.3 percent.


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