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Greene Co. tops the region in job growth

Aug 22, 2015 12:01 am
The Daily Freeman is reporting Greene County topped the 12-month job growth figures in the Hudson Valley and Catskills region in July at 1.9 percent, according to data reported by the state Department of Labor. The Orange-Rockland-Westchester Metropolitan Division and Ulster County followed with 1.3 percent job growth. Jobs were added in the categories of educational and health services, leisure and hospitality trade, transportation and utilities, and construction. Job losses were felt in financial activities, manufacturing, information and professional and business services. The government sector shed 1,000 jobs during that same period. Read the full story in the Daily Freeman.