Category Archives: Employment

New York’s Suffolk County Economy: Not so Hot?

Representative Lee Zeldin likes to claim that he has contributed to a “booming” economy resulting in jobs in his district (the eastern part of Suffolk county). Lets examine this for a minute. First, jobs This is the graph of unemployment since … Continue reading

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Local Economy Dependent on Immigrants

Recent reports describe  increased round up of latinos. Along with suspected “bad guys” ICE is sweeping up many more innocent undocumented workers.  This was highlighted by the latest Trump visit to Long Island and Lee Zeldin’s cheer leading.  Read more … Continue reading

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Jobs? Where are they?

From: John Tepper Marlin, Ph.D., President, Boissevain Books LLC,  Principal, CityEconomist WHERE ARE THOSE GREAT NEW JOBS FOR LONG ISLAND THAT TRUMP AND ZELDIN PROMISED These figures were released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are for Nassau and … Continue reading

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Trump Promised to Help Workers — But, Did He Really Mean It? His Justice Department just dropped appeal to save Obama overtime rule

BY JOHN BOWDEN – 09/05/17 12:35 PM EDT 47 © Getty Images   The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that it will not defend an Obama-era Labor Department rule that would have extended overtime benefits to more than 4 million … Continue reading

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Millions More Uninsured Could Impact Health Of Those With Insurance, Too

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Julie Rovner July 14, 2017 Neonatal intensive care, trauma care or burn care are among the services that could be hard to access in communities with high uninsured rates. Much has … Continue reading

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Report: BCRA would mean more than 900K healthcare jobs lost

Posted on HealthDive Les Masterson July 7, 2017 Dive Brief: The Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) would result in 1.45 million fewer jobs by 2026, according to a new report by The Commonwealth Fund. Healthcare would take a hard … Continue reading

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Women working in Trump’s White House only make $0.80 to the man’s dollar  

Published 9h ago on July 3, 2017 by Marie Solis SHARETWEETEMAIL President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One Source: Carolyn Kaster/AP The country’s gender wage gap goes all the way to the White House, according to … Continue reading

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