Unemployment

Municipal Unemployment Continues to Drop

Municipal Unemployment Continues to Drop

People are looking to hire workers in the Albany region. They are advertising more. Starting wages have gone up, and sign-on bonuses may be offered too. In September, the unemployment rate in the Hudson Valley was 4.3%. This is the lowest it has been since the pandemic hit. More and more municipalities had an unemployment …

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County On Slow Path To Economic Recovery

Unemployment is higher in Chautauqua County in September 2021 than it was before the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, the state released New York’s latest unemployment rates. One year ago at this time, unemployment was 6.3%. Now it is 4.7%. In September 2019, before the pandemic, the county’s unemployment rate was 3.8%. The county’s labour force has …

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Workforce Drops by 10 K in Swmi Since 2010

Workforce Drops by 10K in Swmi Since 2010

A report from the government on state and regional employment data confirms what employers are feeling. In 2010, there were 143,000 people in the tri-county area. That number went down to 129,000 as of August 2016 because of a report from Kinexus Group. The long term, or what will happen in the future, is what …

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