Unemployment Numbers Show Job Increase in NY
1/17/2013 (Updated 10:55:32 PM)The state's economy is in a bit better shape job-wise, according to the latest figures--
More than 34-thousand private sector jobs were added in December.
that sent the unemployment rate down to 8.2 percent from 8.3 percent in November.
There was also a tenth of a point drop in unemployment in the Upstate area, down to 7.8 percent, from 7.9 percent the month before.
For all of 2012, more than 123-thousand private sector jobs were added across the state.
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