State Labor Department Releases March Unemployment Rates
The New York State Department of Labor is out with its preliminary local unemployment numbers for March.
The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome area was 7.6 %, compared to 8.7% in March of 2013.
The state's jobless rate was 6.9% percent last month.
New York's private sector job count increased by over 108,000 from March 2013 to March of this year.