DiNapoli: Restaurant Industry Critical to New York City's Economy

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 11:26

New York City’s restaurant industry had 23,650 establishments in 2019, provided 317,800 jobs, paid $10.7 billion in total wages citywide and delivered nearly $27 billion in taxable sales, but many restaurants and bars have closed or significantly reduced their operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving tens of thousands unemployed, according to a report released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

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