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SUPPORTING 27,000 JOBS IN NEW YORK

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NYGA members employ more than 5,100 New Yorkers with compensation exceeding $180 million in good-paying jobs with benefits. Our members’ workforce is predominately union and, on average, earns an average of $43,000 annually. Taking into account the impact of purchasing, construction, support for the racing industry, out-of-state visitor spending and other factors, NYGA members are responsible for 27,000 jobs and nearly $3 billion in economic output. NYGA members are proud to partner with colleges to train workers for jobs in their facilities. For example, Schenectady Community College, in partnership with Saratoga Casino & Raceway, has begun offering a degree in gaming management. NYGA members are also committed to promoting diversity in employment and contracting. Minority- and women-owned businesses that would like more information regarding opportunities should visit http://www.esd.ny.gov/MWBE.html