If you have had a tough time finding work this year you're not alone. State job numbers for June show Binghamton lost about one thousand private sector jobs since June 2014.
Local labor department researcher Christian Harris says what we are seeing are effect of job cuts and closures at Source Corp and Penguin Books. Harris said expected job growth numbers are much more positive.
"We know the university is opening a pharmacy school in Johnson City. I think there is going to be a lot of other businesses coming in as a result of that and create a cluster ," said Christian Harris of the New York State Department of Labor.