State labor department releases preliminary June area unemployment rates
from New York State Department of Labor
The New York State Department of Labor has released preliminary local area unemployment rates for June 2014. The state’s private sector job count increased by 137,300 from June 2013 to June 2014. As reported last week, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June 2014 fell by 0.1% to 6.6%, its lowest level since November 2008. In June 2014, the number of private sector jobs in the state was 7,589,600, an all-time high. The June 2014 private sector job gains marked New York State’s 19th consecutive month of private sector job growth, the state’s longest streak on record since at least 1990.
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