The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that New York City added 21,500 private sector jobs in July 2016, based on an analysis of seasonally adjusted job numbers for July 2016 by the New York State Department of Labor.
During the past year, New York City has gained 93,800 private sector jobs, an increase of 2.6 percent since July 2015. Since Mayor de Blasio took office, New York City has added 291,800 private sector jobs, an increase of 8.4 percent. New York City's job growth is at an all-time high, with 4.3 million jobs across the five boroughs.
The two-day NYC BigApps Jobs and Economic Mobility Hackathon at New Work City on April 20-21 featured speakers and experts from New York City’s top organizations fighting poverty and solving key workforce development challenges.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of the City’s Business Customer Service initiative, a major effort to make it easier for businesses to deal with government as they grow and create jobs. The Mayor also appointed Tokumbo Shobowale as the City’s first Chief Business Operations Officer, a new, dedicated position that will oversee the initiative.