The labor force in Massachusetts was 3,550,958 in February 2016, up from 3,535,234 in January 2016, and down from 3,558,788 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 3,385,351 in February 2016, up from 3,360,978 in January 2016, and up from 3,361,639 one year ago in February 2015.