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Unemployment Down

Chautauqua County Unemployment Rate Decreases Half-Percent

April 4, 2013

Chautauqua County’s unemployment rate decreased by a half percent in February. The unemployment rate decreased to 9.6 percent in February, falling from 10.1 percent in January....

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Seadog

Apr-07-13 12:55 AM

Howie - get a job!

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sueanne

Apr-04-13 2:57 PM

N Dakota is where the great paying jobs are with a low cost index. $18/hr to start with low taxes and low cost of living. Energy industry wants you now.

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Howard

Apr-04-13 11:45 AM

KittyCat, you obviously did not read the post right before yours!

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KittyCat

Apr-04-13 11:29 AM

It is more than what they say, how about all the people whose benefits been used up. They don't count all the factors in just the claims.

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Howard

Apr-04-13 8:47 AM

overburdened & mrinbetween, you should know very well there has to be a consistent way to figure unemployment. We hear the same old story every time when the unemployment rate goes down. "True unemployment is much higher." Does this include blah, blah, blah. It is exactly the same calculation that the Bush administration used and everyone before him! It actually sounds like you want high unemployment just for political purposes. Shame on you! Why else do you make excuses when the economy gets better!? Like I have said before, the unemployment rate is normally the last to improve in a recession. All other indicators have improved, now unemployment.

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mrinbetween

Apr-04-13 7:58 AM

Does this include those who don't have a permanent job but work when called in on a temporary or substitute basis? I'll bet not.

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carlaw

Apr-04-13 5:51 AM

How many went from unemployed to disability?

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overburdened

Apr-04-13 1:04 AM

The true unemployment is much higher. These numbers based on claims, not on who is actually without work. Add the welfare, unemployed, and I bet we are at 30%

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