Private-sector payroll employment on Long Island increased by 7,000 in November (not seasonally adjusted), the seventh consecutive month of job gains. In November, private sector employment was below year ago levels by 102,700, or 8.8 percent.
Year-over-year job losses in November were greatest in leisure and hospitality (-35,800), education and health services (-23,600), trade, transportation, and utilities (-15,000), professional and business services (-10,000), and manufacturing (-8,300).
Division of Research & Statistics
New York State Dept. of Labor
303 W. Old Country Rd.
Hicksville, NY 11801
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