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How Rochester is addressing the middle-skills gap

William Pollock, president and CEO of Optimation Technology

As the nation’s manufacturing sector contends with a middle-skills gap that may seem more like a deep chasm, Rochester-area manufacturers are divided on what that gap looks like locally and whether it has improved in recent years. Whether large or ...

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Rochester gains private sector jobs (access required)

Workplace on wooden table with graph papers

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 ...

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