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Rochester region continues to shed jobs (access required)

Rochester was one of three metropolitan areas statewide last month to lose private-sector jobs, and one of five with an increase in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported this week. The Rochester area—which includes Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Wayne and Yates counties—lost 3,200 private sector jobs, or 0.7 percent, while non-farm jobs fell ...

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