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Buffalo Niagara people make high quality, cost-effective employees. With an unparalleled work ethic, no-nonsense attitude, low turnover rates, and low absenteeism, our employees are honest, friendly, highly skilled, educated, and enthusiastic about their jobs. Buffalo Niagara labor costs are lower than those of other northeastern and Great Lakes region metropolitan areas of comparable or greater size, such as Cleveland, Ohio and Boston, Massachusetts.
Labor Market Assessment 2010. The Buffalo Niagara region continues to undergo significant economic and demographic transitions. Its industry base is shifting toward diverse, knowledge-driven industries, while the region is increasingly leveraging border location and economic synergies with Canada. The region’s population, while shrinking on the whole and older compared to the nation, includes highly educated and mobile workers. Together these forces have important implications for emerging demands for labor, workforce readiness and opportunities for regional economic growth.
In this context, Buffalo Niagara Labor Market Assessment 2010 presents a comprehensive, independent assessment of the Buffalo Niagara region’s labor market, including historical and forward-looking perspectives. Intended to provide relocating or expanding employers with the most current regional labor market information, Buffalo Niagara Labor Market Assessment 2010 also guides the region’s labor market leaders in advancing and aligning workforce and business development strategies.