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Unemployment ticked down slightly in October

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Unemployment rates were lower in October in 28 states including here in New York, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week.

They Bureau reports New york saw a .2 % change in unemployment last month over september.

October’s unemployment rate was 6.9% and September saw a rate of 7.1%.

These statistics from two monthly programs. The civilian labor force and unemployment data are modeled based largely on a survey of households says the labor statistics bureau.

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