Rochester jobless rate down
Updated: Tuesday, June 24 2014, 01:56 PM EDT
Rochester, N.Y. – The unemployment rate for the Rochester area was released Tuesday by the New York State Department of Labor.
In Rochester, the jobless rate is down to 5.8 percent, compared to 7 percent in May 2013.
The rates are calculated based on procedures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
New York State’s jobless rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent, its lowest level since December 2008.