State Labor Department: Big drop in unemployment in Rochester from December 2012-December 2013

Created: 01/28/2014 12:46 PM WHEC.com

A big drop in unemployment from one December to the next. According to the state, a lot more people in the Rochester region were working in December 2013 than December 2012.

The rate went from eight percent unemployment down to 6.1 percent last month. News10NBC is comparing December to December because so many seasonal jobs have to be factored in for that month. People working through the holidays.

As for the entire state, the unemployment rate stands at 7.1 with the private sector adding 110,000 jobs from one December to the next. 



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