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Ulster tops region in job gains

Sep 16, 2016 6:45 am

Mid-Hudson News is reporting that Ulster County had the highest new job rate in the Mid-Hudson Region, for the 12-month period ending in August, according to information released Thu., Sept. 15, by the state Department of Labor. During that period Ulster reported a 3.4 [three point four] percent increase in private sector employment. Columbia County saw jobs increase by .6 [point six] percent, but in Greene County the number of jobs fell by .9 [point nine] percent. Region-wide employment grew by 1.7 [one point seven] percent, or 13,000 jobs, during the same 12 months. Jobs were added in education and health services; trade, transportation and utilities; and professional and business services. Read the full story at Mid Hudson News [dot] com.

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