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Labor force growing mostly among those 55 and older (access required)

    The U.S. expansion entered its 121st month in July, becoming the longest on record. Strong and resilient employment growth has accompanied the cycle, driving the national jobless rate to a 50-year low. Rochester has followed a similar path—with Monroe County unemployment falling to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent in May, the lowest level since May 2001. With the ...

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