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Unemployment Remains Steady In New York

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Albany, NY (WIBX) – The unemployment rate in New York State remains steady.  

According to the State Labor Department,  the unemployment rate statewide is staying at 9.1% even though over 3,000 jobs were added to the private sector in August.

They’re also showing that first-time unemployment claims are down by 10% from last year.

Overall, New York has added 102,000 jobs private sector jobs in 2012.

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