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Employers aren’t cutting, or adding, many staffers

WASHINGTON — Companies have all but stopped laying off workers. They just aren’t hiring many. When the government issues the July employment report Friday, it will likely show another solid month of job growth. But the job gain can be ...

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New York breaks state record for job growth

New York state’s economy added 29,600 jobs in January, breaking a record with 17 consecutive months of private sector jobs added, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. January’s job count, as compared to the national figure of 166,000 jobs ...

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Local unemployment rate, job growth up

The Rochester unemployment rate rose to 8.3 percent this August, up from 7.5 percent reported last August, according to federal labor figures released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor. But, Rochester was among the metro areas that saw the ...

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Rochester continues to show job growth

Nearly half the jobs gained in upstate New York in August were in the Rochester Metropolitan area. In fact, the region has one of the lowest unemployment rates at 7.1 percent, compared to 7.4 percent in July and 7.7 percent in August 2010 ...

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New report paints bleak economic picture

New York is No. 1. Or, you could say it is the biggest loser. While the state has had slight job growth according to a report released this week by the Empire Center for New York State Policy, its job migration loss was the largest of any state in the country.

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