Capital Region unemployment down compared to same month last year

The Capital Region's unemployment rate was 6.7 percent last month, down from 7.2 percent in November 2010, according the state Department of Labor. And while there were about 3,000 fewer people considered unemployed in this area compared to the same month last year, there were also about 3,500 fewer people who were employed. The full slate of numbers is embedded after the jump.

NYS Labor Employment Area Totals 2012-11

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Maybe people have given up hope, and stopped looking?
I hated to say that.

"And while there were about 3,000 fewer people considered unemployed in this area compared to the same month last year, there were also about 3,500 fewer people who were employed."

So maybe they've exhausted the time they can be on unemployment?

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