Contact Us
Clarkstown Daily Voice serves Bardonia, Congers, Nanuet, New City, Upper Nyack, Valley Cottage & West Nyack
Return to your home site

Menu

Clarkstown Daily Voice serves Bardonia, Congers, Nanuet, New City, Upper Nyack, Valley Cottage & West Nyack

Nearby Towns

  • North Rockland
    serves Garnerville, Grassy Point, Stony Point, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Village of Haverstraw & West Haverstraw in Haverstraw Town
  • Ramapo
    serves Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, Hillburn, Hillcrest, Kaser, Monsey, Montebello, Mount Ivy, New Hempstead, New Square, Pomona, Sloatsburg, Spring Valley, Suffern, Tallman, Viola & Wesley Hills
  • Orangetown
    serves Blauvelt, Grand View-on-Hudson, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, South Nyack, Sparkill & Tappan
Breaking News: Man Killed, Woman Seriously Injured In Head-On Orange County Crash
news

Unemployment Rate Inches Up In Rockland

The unemployment rate rose in Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland and Westchester.
The unemployment rate rose in Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland and Westchester. Photo Credit: Contributed

The unemployment rate in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland and Orange increased year over year according to the State Labor Department's report for Nov. 2017.

In Westchester, the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, an increase from 4.1 percent in Nov. 2016.

In Putnam, the unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, an increase from 3.8 percent in Nov. 2016.

In Dutchess, the unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, an increase from 3.9 percent in Nov. 2016.

In Rockland, the unemployment rate was 4.5 percent, an increase from 4 percent in Nov. 2016.

In Orange, the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, an increase from 4.1 percent in Nov. 2016.

Putnam and Dutchess have two of the lowest unemployment rates in the state. Overall, from Nov. 2016 to Nov. 2017, the state’s private sector job count increased by 109,300 according to the State Labor Department.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Clarkstown Daily Voice!

Serves Bardonia, Congers, Nanuet, New City, Upper Nyack, Valley Cottage & West Nyack

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Clarkstown Daily Voice!

Serves Bardonia, Congers, Nanuet, New City, Upper Nyack, Valley Cottage & West Nyack

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.