Figures released Thursday by the State Department of Labor show that the Metropolitan Rochester area was the only upstate region to post a loss in private-sector jobs in July,.
The Rochester area, over the past year, has lost 400 private sector jobs, while some 600 non-farm jobs were added. Non-farm jobs include both private sector and government jobs.
Rochester ranked sixth among 11 upstate metro regions in terms of the number of non-farm jobs added in July.
The report also says the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in New York last month remained at 7.5 percent.