New York Department of Labor http://wrvo.org en News Briefs: Thursday, Jan. 30 http://wrvo.org/post/news-briefs-thursday-jan-30-0 <p>Plans for a casino siting board are delayed; National Grid receives a credit to save customers some cash; New York shows positive workplace safety signs; and $1.24 million is sent toward state farms. Catch up on the news of the day with WRVO news briefs.</p><blockquote><p><strong>Siting board appointment likely behind schedule</strong></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:55:02 +0000 WRVO News 50666 at http://wrvo.org Mobile reemployment teams tour state http://wrvo.org/post/mobile-reemployment-teams-tour-state <p>Upstate New York is having a hard time getting over the recession. Unemployment in upstate rose to 8.5 percent in August, close to one percentage point higher than during August 2011, according to a new report from the<a href="http://www.labor.ny.gov/stats/pressreleases/prlaus.shtm" target="_blank"> New York State Department of Labor</a>. New York’s&nbsp;rate peaked above the national trend, and this month Governor Andrew Cuomo started an <a href="http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/09182012-cuomo-initiative-to-help-unemployment" target="_blank">initiative to help</a> address the issue. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:16:49 +0000 Kate O'Connell 27185 at http://wrvo.org