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LI businesses react to latest job numbers

An Arrow Electronics distribution center in Venlo, Netherlands.

An Arrow Electronics distribution center in Venlo, Netherlands. Arrow is headquartered in Melville. Photo Credit: Handout

 Even though many companies are reluctant to hire, enough added to Long Island payrolls in June to give the local economy a small boost. Long Island had 5,400 more jobs that month, the latest for which data is available, than it did in June 2009.

Still, from small businesses to corporate giants, a sour economy and slow sales continue to stunt strong job growth. 

>> Read Carrie Mason-Draffen's full story

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