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Rochester gains private sector jobs (access required)

The Rochester-area economy gave mixed signals in March, with a year-over-year increase in the unemployment rate, as well as an increase in the number of private-sector jobs, the state Department of Labor reported this week. The Rochester metropolitan area added 6,900 nonfarm jobs, or 1.3 percent, since March 2017, while the private sector gained 6,100 jobs, ...

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