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More than 24% of Hudson Valley residents who work, commute to their primary jobs in New York City, according to a report from Marist...
“If this pace of job recovery continues, we will get to full recovery by early 2020,” says Pete Gioia, economic adviser of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association.
Companies have to hone their recruiting skills and make sure they are competitive as employers.
The sector posted 160,600 jobs in July -- up nearly 3% from its low point in June 2014 – but thousands of jobs are going unfilled due to the skilled worker shortage, according to the state Department of Labor.
The Westchester County Association is making workforce development a key area of activity following its success in managing the four-year, $9.8 million Jobs Waiting...
Pizzella said what he hears most from business leaders is, “I’ve got to find more skilled workers.”
The state is also one of just three – along with West Virginia and Wyoming – whose workforce has shrunk since the Great Recession in 2008.
Only after receiving a full commercial casino license could Empire City also be licensed for sports betting.
"We have substantial work ahead,” said the Norwalk firm’s president and CEO Dan McCarthy.
"We need to create a state where businesses are growing and investing," said CBIA's Pete Gioia.
Private educational and health services added the most of any major industry sector during the 12-month period, up by 63,200.