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New York Adds Over 25k Jobs in May; Unemployment Decreases

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The New York State Department of Labor recently released the job figures for the State for the month of May.

In total the state added 27,200 jobs in the month for May, or by 0.3% bringing the total of private sector jobs to 7,970,300. Currently New York is up about 436,500 jobs total, or 5.8% from this time last year.

Unemployment for the state decreased by 0.1% from 4.5% to 4.4%.













Cortland County has gained 800 jobs for this year when compared to 2021.




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