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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

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LIA Chief Economist Dr. John Rizzo joins (new LIA member) nationally recognized staffing expert Finny Varghese of Nexus Staff to answer the questions every Long Island business owner needs to know about Obamacare and its impact on their business. READ MORE


Growth in jobs and wages were the bright spots for the US economy in recent weeks. Labor force participation has also increased, suggesting that discouraged workers view hiring prospects more favorably now. READ MORE


February 24, 2015 by JAMES T. MADORE / READ MORE


To keep you informed on the latest news regarding the Long Island Association, below are clips of the most recent media coverage the Long Island Association has received. READ MORE


Long Island sends almost $28 billion more to the federal and state governments than it gets back, and that deficit is growing, according to a new report released Tuesday. READ MORE


Recent economic news has been mixed. On the downside, retail sales disappointed in December and average hourly earnings fell by 0.2 percent. Orders for durable goods declined sharply in December as well. READ MORE