State Labor Department releases preliminary October 2014 area unemployment rates
from New York State Department of Labor
The New York State Department of Labor released preliminary local area unemployment rates for October 2014. The state’s private sector job count increased by 110,000 from October 2013 to October 2014. In October 2014, the number of private sector jobs in the state was 7,606,700. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 6.2 percent to 6.0 percent in October 2014, its lowest level since October 2008.
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