Region's firms add 8,400 to payrolls

Region's firms add 8,400 to payrolls

There are 2 comments on the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle story from Sep 20, 2012, titled Region's firms add 8,400 to payrolls. In it, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports that:

The Rochester area added 8,400 private-sector jobs in the 12-month period ending in August, again leading upstate in growth.

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Milton Keynes, UK

#3 Sep 22, 2012
HolySmokes wrote:
Must be the new Dairy Queen, Mighty Taco, Kohl's, New KFC and many other $8.00 dollar an hour jobs. NYS is booming now.
we have the same situation in the UK
But all this low paid work was created by our members of parliament joining the WTO agreement to allow manufacturing to be exported to the third world to keep inflation down and keep them in POWER to hell with the consequences

Rochester, NY

#4 Oct 10, 2012
To the persons trumpeting the 8400 new jobs... tell the whole story... how does the pay of the new jobs compare with the pay received for their old jobs ?????

That difference transfers to the whole community... if the new jobs don't pay as well as the previous job the "new" employees aren't... CAN'T spend as much in the community... for whatever... as they did previously.

Assuming they are making a live-able wage !!! How many "new" employees have had to work multiple jobs ????? Soooo if say all "new" employees had to get two jobs... the community has only added 4200 jobs !!!

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