Report: NY Employment Numbers Strong

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The New York State Department of Labor released the preliminary local unemployment rates for June 2016. These rates are calculated based on methods from the federal Department of Labor. The Department’s payroll survey of 18,000 New York employers found that the State’s private sector job count had increased by 120,700 from June 2015, bringing the number of private sector jobs in the State to an all time high of 7,918,400.