The U.S. economy picked up the pace for job growth in May, adding 217,000 nonfarm payroll jobs and topping the 2008 peak of 138.4 million jobs, according to the latest jobs report. But as the nation’s job tally rises back to pre-recession levels, nearly five years after the recovery began, Maine still has around 15,000 jobs to pick up before […]
Darren is a Portland-based reporter for the Bangor Daily News writing about the Maine economy and business. He's interested in putting economic data in context and finding the stories behind the numbers.Follow @darrenfishell
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