Skip Navigation
Regional News

Unemployment key indicator of the current recession

Listen to this story
New numbers came out last week from the state Department of Labor. And the comparisons between December 2007 and 2008 are grim: Every county in northern New York reported at least a two percent rise in unemployment. In Clinton and Essex Counties, the rate went up by more than three and a half percent. These numbers mean that each county across northern New York added about a thousand people to its roster of unemployed. In some counties, it was more than 2,000 people. Martha Foley has more.

Hear this

Download audio

Share this


Explore this

Tags

Visitor comments

on:

NCPR is supported by:

This is a Visitor-Supported website.