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New York Unemployment Rate

Some Numbers Don't Lie

Tom Allon | Posted 11.24.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

As we know, elected leaders spin numbers and statistics when they can to make themselves look good or to advance their causes. But some numbers tell the real truth.

Job Prospects In NYC Have Leveled Off

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The city's unemployment rate has leveled off after improving since the horrendous high of 10.9& last January. In February, the city's unemployment ...

Cupcake Bakeries Lower New York Unemployment

WSJ | Sumathi Reddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Forget trendy. New Yorkers' obsession with cupcakes, sparked nearly a decade ago by 'Sex and the City' characters' pilgrimages to Magnolia, has now be...

Unemployment Rose In 43 States In December

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose in 43 states last month, the government said Friday, painting a bleak picture of the job market and illustr...

'Great Recession' Hitting New York Hard: Report

WXXI | Karen DeWitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, NEW YORK (WXXI) - A new report finds that while New York has been hit hard by the so-called "Great Recession," federal stimulus monies have bu...

Unemployment Rate In New York City Hits 9.3 Percent

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- More than 850,000 New Yorkers were unemployed in June, pushing the state's jobless rate to 8.7 percent from 8.2 in May. State lab...