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Reports: New York distributes $3 billion in unemployment funds as private-sector jobs tank (access required)

New York state in March recorded the largest month-over-month drop in private-sector jobs since the Great Recession, data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows. Preliminary results from the DOL’s business and household surveys for March show that the number ...

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Jobs situation improves in May here (access required)

The Rochester-area economy improved significantly in May with a steep drop in the unemployment rate and the third largest increase statewide in the number of private sector jobs, the state Department of Labor reported this week. Rochester’s jobless rate last ...

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