New York’s Unemployment Rate 9% For October 2009

The current latest news regarding New York’s Unemployment Rate for October 2009, as written by Associated Press:

New York’s unemployment rate inched to 9 percent in October from 8.9 in September

State labor department officials say that’s the highest level since April 1983.

The latest figures released Thursday showed a loss of 15,300 non-farm jobs in October.

The rate in New York City remained steady at 10.3 percent.

Outside New York City, the lowest unemployment rate — 5.7 percent — was in Tompkins County. The highest rate was in Steuben County at 9.6 percent.

Sources: Article by Associated Press of the Los Angeles Times (http://www.latimes.com/business/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-us-unemployment-ny,0,5130806.story)

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