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Business Report: strong job growth in the Rochester area according to NY Labor Dept. report

In this week’s WXXI Business Report:

  • The latest numbers from the NYS Labor Dept. on private sector job growth shows a strong gain in November, up more than 26,000 jobs compared to November of 2020.
  • A new survey on the local climate for small business from the ESL Federal Credit Union shows that three-quarters of small businesses in the Greater Rochester area are expected to finish this year either meeting or surpassing their expectations for 2021.
  • And Wayne County-based Ultralife Corp. is purchasing Canada-based Excell Battery Group.
Randy Gorbman is WXXI's director of news and public affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online.