INDUSTRIAL EMPLOYMENT ON THE DECLINE

Industrial employment in New York declined 1.2 percent over the past 12 months according to a recent study.
New York lost 8,977 manufacturing jobs from September 2012 to last month. Manufacturers’ News reports New York is now home to 16,507 manufacturers employing 724,767 workers.
Here in Rochester, and in Buffalo, 37 percent of the state’s manufacturing jobs reside.
Rochester, home to 45,380 workers, was down 1.2 percent from the prior year, and Buffalo, home to 22,830, was down a half percent.

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