Virginia’s Tech Industry Keeps Growing

It's no surprise to hear that California is topping data and statistical reports about technology workers across America. However, what comes as surprising now is Virginia has already developed into a tech hub, making it rank second in the country for its high concentration of tech workers. According to the Cyberstates 2019 report, more than 6,400 technology-related jobs were introduced in Virginia in 2018 compared to 2017. This is a massive increase in job openings, pushing Virginia further to the forefront of the technology industry.

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NYC: AB5 Legislation and the Future for Gig Economy Workers

Late September in 2019, California's Senate passed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) for legislation, which grants gig economy workers with protections such as higher wages and benefits. With many employers adding independent contractors to their teams as a way to reduce labor costs in today's economy, the passing of this bill would have a significant impact on select employees and employers throughout the state. The gig economy would specifically see the majority of changes.

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Employment Changes in October

Private sector employment increased by 125,000 jobs in October. This month's employment report is below the 12-month average, but does show substantial growth in service-providing industries such as trade, education, and health services. 

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