Developments in the Western New York Labor Market
Private sector jobs in the Western New York region declined by 39,800 or 7.5 percent, to 493,300 over the year in March 2021. Employment losses were greatest in leisure and hospitality (-12,400), educational and health services (-10,300), trade, transportation and utilities (-4,100), other services (-4,000), professional and business services (-3,800), manufacturing (-2,700), financial activities (-1,000), information (-900) and natural resources, mining and construction (-600). Government sector jobs decreased by (-5,500) over the year.
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NYS Department of Labor
290 Main St.
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: (716) 851-2740
Fax: (716) 851-2792