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May 2, 2016

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InternShop, the software-as-a-service platform that matches employers with prospective student interns, has a large concentration of SUNY students looking for summer opportunities in New York (particularly in/around Albany and New York City).

A partnership between The Business Council, SUNY and Accenture, InternShop takes the guesswork out of finding an intern. After filling out a brief job profile form, The Business Council will provide you with resumes and personal statements of students that would be a good fit for open internship positions.

The service is free to use for members, and there is no obligation to take on an intern by filling out and submitting the form.

Legislative Update

There are only 21 days of legislative session remaining in 2016. Below is a summary of key issues for the remainder of session.

On our proactive agenda, addressing workers’ compensation costs is a top priority, and key legislation would assure savings from existing duration caps on permanent partial disability awards. Other priority issues include:

While there are numerous bills we will be working against, among the most significant are:

As always, we welcome your input on our advocacy agenda. If you would like to discuss end-of-session priorities, please contact The Business Council’s GAC staff.

Regulatory Update

Please click here for information on The Business Council’s regulatory agenda.

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