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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Statement From LIA Chief Economist John Rizzo on Jobless Claims

"Although the latest jobless claims numbers were down overall, seven states, including New York, reported increases of more than 1,000 jobless claims.  New York State reported an increase of 3,284 claims.  This highlights the uneven nature of the economic recovery".