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22
Jul
2020
"I am deeply saddened to learn Ed Bartholomew has passed away. Ed earned a well-deserved reputation for being a dedicated and skilled public servant, in his many professional roles throughout his career where he brought great value to the communities he served.  He was also a great friend, whose genuine warmth, intelligence and wit were apparent to everyone he encountered
01
Jul
2020
“Today is a good day for US companies, particularly those here in New York State who rely on trade and access to markets in Canada & Mexico. The USMCA is a positive, new agreement that will provide opportunity for our businesses to prosper. After a turbulent start to the year many employers are looking for anything to help them rebound and the USMCA agreement should help provide an avenue for this moving forward
18
Jun
2020
The Business Council of New York State to Host Open Conversation on Racial Inclusion, Diversity and Equality in Business Albany, NY – The Business Council of New York State Inc., announced Thursday a webinar to discuss and address equality issues in the business world. The forum, “An Open Conversation: Racial Inclusion, Diversity and Equality in Business” will feature a panel with diverse experiences and viewpoints who will lend expert analysis and advice on the struggles of black business owners as well as examine how all business leaders can diversify their workplace at all levels, and ensure that employees maintain an inclusive business environment that respects all employees, customers and clients
13
May
2020
Testimony to Senate Committees on Economic Development, Finance, Agriculture, Banks and Insurance Committees Assembly Committees on Small Business, Ways and Means, Agriculture, Banks and Insurance   Federal Response to the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Small Business     in New York State   Presented by Heather C
12
May
2020
Proposed Legislative Changes to Workers’ Compensation Laws May Cost New York Billions in Federal Aid 46 Groups Join The Business Council in Opposition of Altering State Law Albany, NY – The Business Council of New York State Inc. has renewed its opposition to proposed legislation that amends New York State’s Workers’ Compensation Laws to create an occupational disease presumption for nearly all employees who have contracted COVID-19

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August 11, 2020

Promoting and Maintaining a Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment

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September 24-25, 2020

2020 Annual Meeting - Virtual Event

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