FULTON COUNTY – Unemployment rates in Fulton County are dropping.
The Leader Herald reports that unemployment dropped more than 1 percent since February 2013.
But the rates are still among the highest in the state, according to the Department of Labor.
The state unemployment rate was 6.8 percent in February and 6.9 percent in March
The number of unemployed people in New York rose by more than 12,000 last month, even though the state added more than 108,000 private sector jobs in the past year.