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UAW workers OK deal with Delphi, GM

United Auto Workers employees at Delphi Corp. have approved an attrition agreement with the bankrupt auto-parts maker and General Motors Corp. The agreement—approved nationally by 68 percent of workers and locally by 65 percent—calls for wage decreases and buyout incentives.

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Help-wanted index rises

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising reached a more than two-year high in May, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Nationally, the index fell to 27 in May from 29 in April and 33 a year ago.

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Delphi reaches tentative pact

Delphi Corp. has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers and General Motors Corp. concerning its plants and work-force transition. Details of the agreement were not disclosed, but several news agencies—including the Associated Press, Bloomberg and CNN—reported the ...

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Delphi reaches tentative pact

Delphi Corp. has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers and General Motors Corp. concerning its plants and work-force transition. Delphi reportedly would keep its Rochester and Lockport facilities open.

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Hoselton’s surge gives it title as top auto dealer

See Correction and Amplifications below For the first time in nearly two decades, Hoselton Auto Mall last year outpaced all other car dealers in the area, ranking as the largest local automotive dealership. Bucking the local trend-car sales in Monroe ...

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Car sales at highest level since 2005

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County last month reached their highest level in nearly two years, data from the Rochester Automobile Dealers Association Inc. shows. Area dealers sold 6,075 new and used vehicles in May, a 9 ...

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Car sales at highest level since 2005

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County last month reached their highest level in nearly two years, data from the Rochester Automobile Dealers Association Inc. shows. Area dealers sold 6,075 new and used vehicles in May.

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Auto dealers group picks McAreavy as new leader

The Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. has chosen an industry veteran with a diverse background as its new leader. Bradley McAreavy was named president of the organization this month following a nearly two-month search to replace former president John Lyboldt. ...

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Workers express more confidence

Worker confidence in New York rebounded in May, reaching its highest level in more than six months, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows. The New York Employment Report shows employee confidence climbed 5.1 points to 58.9 last ...

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Workers express more confidence

Worker confidence in New York rebounded in May, reaching its highest level in more than six months, a Harris Interactive Inc. report shows.

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Unemployment falls, jobs increase

The Rochester-area economy improved in May with more jobs and a lower unemployment rate. The area’s jobless rate last month was 4.1 percent, unchanged from April and down from 4.4 percent a year ago. The Rochester metropolitan area has gained ...

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Survey: Hiring outlook stable

Hiring plans among Rochester-area businesses continue to be stable, a Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans shows. Some 47 percent of area businesses interviewed for the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey expect to increase hiring in the third quarter, ...

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Henderson, Datrose named to list

Two Webster firms have been named to the BE 100s, an annual list of the nation’s top-grossing black-owned businesses published in the June issue of Black Enterprise. Ranked by total revenues, Henderson Automotive Family was 35th on the list of ...

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Henderson, Datrose named to list

Two Webster firms have been named to the BE 100s, an annual list of the nation’s top-grossing black-owned businesses published in the June issue of Black Enterprise.

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