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Syracuse’s Unemployment Rate Rose Slightly in January

By Staff –


department-of-labor-smallSyracuse’s unemployment rate rose slightly from January 2017 to January 2018, increasing from 5.8 percent to 6 percent, according to data recently released by the New York State Department of Labor.

In comparison, the state’s unemployment rate fell slightly, dropping from 5.2 percent to 5.1 percent, during the same period of time.

The Rochester area’s generic valium unemployment rate also increased slightly, from 5.5 percent to 5.6 percent during the same time period, and Buffalo’s unemployment rate remained flat, at 6.2 percent.

The state surveys 3,100 households in New York state to compile unemployment data each month.

Visit to view additional unemployment data in metropolitan areas throughout the state.

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