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Rochester labor market looking strong as year end approaches (access required)

Total payroll employment in the Rochester area was 5,200 or 1.0 percent higher than year-ago levels.   While trailing the 1.4 percent national average increase, this was the fastest growth so far this year—and more than double the 0.4 percent gain recorded in October 2018. The metro area unemployment rate held steady at 3.8 percent, only marginally ...

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