Unemployment Remains Steady In New York
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.