Hey Central New York dads, your time is coming soon. A day to relax and just do dad stuff. Whether it's spending time with the family and kids. Or hanging out with buddies on the golf course. Or maybe just sitting around the house with a cold beverage and catching a game on TV. Or even winning a great prize from Lite 98.7.

Father's Day is fast approaching, and the folks from WalletHub have released some interesting info about New York's standing against other states of the union when it comes to advantages for working dads. Here's what they found:

New York sits in the upper third, when it comes to the top states for working dads, coming in at #17, out of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia.

WalletHub's 2018 edition of Best & Worst States for Working Dads is based on 20 diferent metrics divided into four large categories--Economic & Social Well-Being, Work-Life Balance, Child Care, and Health.

The Empire State's top performance was in Work-Life Balance, using factors like average commute times and workday length, where it finished 8th-best. Its worst score (43rd) came in Economic and Social Well-Being, which was judged on factors such as median family income.

West Virginia came in last overall and Connecticut, Minnesota and Massachusetts finished 1-2-3 overall.


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