unemployment.png
St. Lawrence County loses 500 jobs over same time last year
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 11:48 am

St. Lawrence County’s unemployment rate dropped half a percentage point, but the county lost 500 jobs in November compared to the same month last year, according preliminary data from the state Department of Labor. That rate was 5.6 percent last month, that’s down from 6.1 percent in November 2015. There were 2,600 people receiving benefits in November 2016 and 2,900 the same month last year. See story.