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Minority Millennial summit pushes political involvement for Long Island young people

Lisa Irizarry,
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Although entrepreneurship is popular with a lot of young people, Billy Haugland II said not to count out trade careers such as construction, and touted the benefits of a union job. He’s CEO of Haugland Group in Melville, an infrastructure services holding company.

“The wages are typically 20- to-50 percent more than a job that’s not unionized, and there’s health care, retirement benefits. …” Haugland said. “It can give you the stability to let your entrepreneurial passions rise.”

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