ALBANY, N.Y. – New York's labor department reports the state total of private sector jobs increased by 3,900 in August.
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State officials say the 0.1 percent gain raises New York's overall job count to a record of 7,605,000.
They report August as the 21st consecutive month of growth.
The count is based on a payroll survey of 18,000 New York employers conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and subject to revision as more data become available.