State Labor Department Releases October Unemployment Rates
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The New York State Labor Department is releasing preliminary unemployment numbers for October.
The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome area was 7.2 %, down from October 2012's 8.1%
The state jobless rate was 7.7% last month.
According to the Labor Department. New York State's private sector job count increased by nearly 113,000 from October 2012 to October of this year.