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Small businesses typically are responsible for creating about two-thirds of net new jobs. The high jobless rate in New York will come down once more small businesses start expanding and new entrepreneurs get started. In this tough economy, yuo can learn more about New York unemployment benefits from these resources:
The New York unemployment rate for September 2011 is 8.0% based on preliminary data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics
NFIB's chief economist explains in plain language how the unemployment rate is calculated and what the jobless rate means to you, whether you are in New York or elsewhere.
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NFIB Small Business Economic Trends, November 2013
The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism lost 2.3 points to 91.6. Two components, the outlook for business conditions and the outlook for real sales gains, accounted for 52% of the Index decline. A weaker outlook for business produced dissatisfaction with inventory stocks, and fewer plans to create new jobs.
November 2013 Report
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