Slight annual uptick in local jobs according to state report
Submitted by Howard B. Owens on January 23, 2014 - 6:14pm
There are 100 new jobs in Genesee County compared to a year ago, but the jobs number remained unchanged from November to December, 2013, according to data released today by the Department of Labor.
There are 22,300 non-farm jobs in the county, according to the report.
The state is touting 10,400 new jobs statewide and a drop of the statewide unemployment rate to 7.1 percent.
The unemployment rate for Genesee County has not been released.
Wyoming County now has 13,500 jobs, up 100 from a year ago. There is no separate job data available for Livingston and Orleans counties.