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Nov
2022
  "The Business Council does not believe the legislature should seek to categorically limit the growth and expansion of any business or sector in New York. We plan to further engage and help educate them regarding this industry and the benefits it provides to the local, regional, and state economy
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Nov
2022
  Crystal Griffith Joins The Business Council’s Government Affairs Team   ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State announced Wednesday, Crystal Griffith, has joined The Business Council of New York State as the Director of Workforce Development. Ms. Griffith has an extensive and diverse background in both education and work experience related to her role in Workforce Development
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Nov
2022
  “The Business Council does not support mandated minimum wage increases at this time as they generally do not help the people they are intended to help. Small businesses, in particular, are already saddled with high unemployment taxes and other state-imposed mandates that, when faced with higher wage mandates on top of it all, force them to make tough decisions that often time result in staff reductions
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Oct
2022
  The Business Council of New York State Supports the Environmental Bond Act on the November Ballot ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State supports the proposed $4.2 billion Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Bond Act, on the statewide ballot for New Yorker’s consideration on November 8th
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Oct
2022
The Business Council of New York State PAC Announces 2022 Political Endorsements   ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State’s Political Action Committee (PAC) today released the following 2022 endorsements for New York State legislature and two state-wide offices.   Endorsements are based on a combination of factors, including but not limited to a candidate’s voting record, their engagement with The Business Council on issues important to our advocacy agenda, a candidate’s response to the PAC’s policy questionnaire, and their positions on key policy issues

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Events

November 29, 2022

Clean Fleet Transition: Information and Resources to Help Prepare Your Fleet's Transition to Electric Vehicles

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November 30, 2022

Tax Committee Meeting

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December 01, 2022

Contract Procurement Committee Meeting

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December 08, 2022

2023 Government Affairs Planning Session

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December 09, 2022

Workforce Spotlight Meeting

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December 15, 2022

Labor/HR Webinar Series | Employee Handbook Updates for 2023

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Packaging Tax and Packaging Standards
S.9493 (May)/A.10185 (Rules at request of Englebright)
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Establishes the Warehouse Worker Protection Act
S.8922-A (Ramos) / A.10020-A (Joyner)
Frank Kerbein
Relates to Decreasing the Length of the Suspension Period Applicable to Certain Striking Workers…
S.8130 (Kennedy) / A.9540 (Wallace)
Frank Kerbein
Enacts Carlos' Law; Relates to Crimes Involving the Death or Injury of a Worker
S.621-B (Sanders) / A.4947-B (Bichotte Hermelyn)
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