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Labor Statistics for the Long Island Region Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Developments in the Long Island Labor Market

Private-sector payroll employment on Long Island increased by 14,600 in October (not seasonally adjusted), the sixth consecutive month of job gains. In October, private sector employment was below year ago levels by 109,900, or 9.5 percent.

Year-over-year job losses in October were greatest in leisure and hospitality (-35,500), education and health services (-26,600), trade, transportation, and utilities (-16,200), professional and business services (-13,300), and manufacturing (-7,600).




Other Information of Interest to Long Islanders

For further information:

Shital Patel
Division of Research & Statistics
New York State Dept. of Labor
303 W. Old Country Rd.
Hicksville, NY 11801

tel: 516-934-8533
fax: 516-433-3799
e-mail:[email protected]

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