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Unemployment Rate Down Again in NY

Albany, NY -- The state labor department says the state’s unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point in April to 6.7 percent -- the lowest level since December 2008.

The state’s private sector added 2,500 jobs - the 17th consecutive monthly gain.

The unemployment rate outside New York City dropped to 5.8 percent. Over the past year, the Rochester area has gained 2,000 private sector jobs.

 

 

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