New York City’s Unemployment Numbers Go Down

WSJ reports that New York City’s unemployment numbers declined last month to 9.6 percent. I hope I can contribute to that number dipping soon. While I’m getting by on a combination of unemployment and freelance work here and there, I’m sick of the uncertainty of it all. One week yields enough work for two people, so I’m basically working day and night for a week, while another week brings nothing. None of my gigs are steady, so I’m constantly on the hustle, looking for every way I can to make money. I really hope New York City’s unemployment numbers continue to drop this month and that I’ll be a part of that!



Filed under Confessions of an Unemployed New Yorker, News

4 responses to “New York City’s Unemployment Numbers Go Down

  1. snowballs

    probably because people are moving out of the state.

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