Developments in the Long Island Labor Market
Nassau and Suffolk Counties
Private-sector payroll employment on Long Island increased by 14,600 in October (2020) (not seasonally adjusted), the sixth consecutive month of job gains. In October (2020), private sector employment was below year-ago levels by 109,900, or 9.5 percent.
Year-over-year job losses in October (2020) 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).
Editor’s note: We will continue to track the Long Island labor statistics here.