economy

NYS private sector jobs top 8-million in 2017; small increase in Rochester jobs compared to 2016

NYS Labor Department officials say that newly revised data shows that New York State’s economic expansion continued last year, with the annual private...
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Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:01am
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Brookings' report shows mixed picture for the Rochester area economy

A new report on economic growth around the U.S. shows a mixed picture for the Greater Rochester area. The Metro Monitor report is done annually by the...
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Sun, 02/25/2018 - 3:09am
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Unemployment rises locally in December

The latest unemployment numbers show a rise in joblessness for the Rochester area in December. The unemployment rate stood at 5.0 percent, up from 4.7...
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Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:24am
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Local unemployment numbers rise

The latest monthly unemployment numbers from New York State show that the Rochester area unemployment figures jumped a bit compared to a year ago. The...
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Thu, 12/28/2017 - 11:50am
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Finger Lakes region to share nearly $64 million in state economic development funds

(WXXI News & AP) Communities in New York state are splitting $755 million in state economic development funding. State officials announced the...
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Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:35pm
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Connections: Journalist Adam Serwer on "The Nationalist's Delusion"

Adam Serwer , correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly , joins us to discuss his recent piece titled "The Nationalist's Delusion." The piece has been...
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Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:55am
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Kodak looks at cutting more jobs as it reports 3rd quarter earnings

EastmanKodak is looking at layoffs and taking other steps following the release of its 3 rd quarter earnings report on Wednesday. Kodak is reporting a ...
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Wed, 11/08/2017 - 1:30pm
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New York Fed Report: Rochester economy seeing slow job growth

A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has found that while the upstate economy fared pretty well during the last business cycle, the...
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Thu, 10/19/2017 - 1:42pm
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New federal data shows many NYS metro areas lagging in GDP growth

All 12 of the metro areas in New York State had economic growth rates below the national average last year. That’s according to the Empire Center , a...
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Wed, 09/27/2017 - 4:55pm
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Latest NYS numbers show a drop in private sector jobs locally

New numbers from the New York State Labor Department show a drop in jobs and a rise in unemployment in the Rochester area. The figures from the state...
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Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:47am
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