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Unemployment Report For The Twin Tiers

Unemployment Report For The Twin Tiers

June 25, 2014

Elmira (WENY)- The number of unemployed in Elmira has gone down in the past year. The New York State Department of Labor released it's preliminary report on Tuesday, on local area unemployment rates for May 2014. In Elmira the unemployment rate has dropped from 8.2% in May 2013 to 6.5% in May 2014. The number unemployed dropped 3,200 to 2,400. The counties with the lowest unemployment rates include, Tompkins County with 4.1%. The state's private sector job count increased by a little over 100 thousand from May 2013 to May 2014.