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24
May
2022
"The Business Council applauds the state Senate for the passage of a bill to extend the Sunday operating hours of liquor and wine stores. Just as the "Brunch Bill" allowed bars and restaurants to serve alcohol at 10 am on Sundays, allowing liquor stores to open at 10 am is business-friendly and good for the economy
17
May
2022
"The Business Council, while supporting the state’s farming industry, has concerns about lowering the overtime threshold as it would have a negative impact on farms, their workers, production, and ultimately consumers. Our family farms are some of the most rigorously regulated and inspected employers in New York State through the strong workforce protections in place at both the state and federal levels
11
May
2022
The Business Council, NFIB Urge State Action to Alleviate Multibillion-Dollar Unemployment Insurance Debt for Businesses ALBANY – With less than ten legislative session days remaining, The Business Council of New York State and NFIB are encouraging the New York State Legislature to provide unemployment tax relief to state employers and begin addressing the state’s massive $8 billion Unemployment Insurance Fund (UI) debt
02
May
2022
The Business Council Urges State Assistance to Address Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt 34 Other States Have Used Federal Resources to Protect Businesses ALBANY – With just 16 legislative session days remaining, The Business Council of New York State is again calling on the New York State Legislature to provide unemployment tax relief to state employers and begin addressing the state’s massive $9
28
Apr
2022
The Business Council Announces Winners of Inaugural New York State Workforce Innovation Awards Winners to be Recognized at May 20 Luncheon ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State announced Thursday the four award winners of the inaugural New York State Workforce Innovation Awards. The awards recognize outstanding workforce development training and education providers, as well as business leaders, focused on developing a strong and diverse talent pipeline

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June 07, 2022

The Benefits of the Commercial Division to the State of New York

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June 16, 2022

Labor/HR Webinar Series | End of Session Update

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June 21-22, 2022

2022 Renewable Energy Conference

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July 19, 2022

14th Annual Business Council Member Golf Classic

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September 21-23, 2022

2022 Annual Meeting

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September 30, 2022

Workforce Spotlight Meeting

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Utility Thermal Energy Network and Jobs Act
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Access to Adjoining Property on Construction Projects
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Melvin Norris
Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Mandate
S.7406-C (Krueger) / A.3179-D (Fahy)
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Ban on Sale of PFAS Added Clothing
S.6291-A (Holyman) / A.7063-A (Fahy)
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