The state Department of Labor released updated numbers on unemployment rates around Upstate New York. While business advocates have argued that extended unemployment benefits made for lackluster participation – the latest numbers indicate that people are headed back to work.
New York State’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from 7.4% in August to 7.1% in September 2021.
Unemployment rates in the Finger Lakes
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