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2019
  Contact: Patrick Bailey (518.465.7511) For Immediate Release: March 21, 2019   Expansion of the 5-cent Bottle Return Law Will Shrink Revenue Streams of Private and Municipal Recycling Haulers    SPENCERPORT, NY – The Business Council of New York State stood with Erik Grimm of Suburban Disposal Corporation to oppose legislation to expand the Bottle Deposit Law in New York State
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Mar
2019
  The Business Council of New York State Joins Members of New York’s Forested Economy to Oppose Current State Legislation Mandating the Elimination of Greenhouse Gas Emissions   Two Separate Proposals to Reduce Green House Gas Emissions are Expensive and Lack Technological Support   RENSSELAER, NY – The Business Council of New York State recently joined the Empire State Forest Products Association, and its members, to public oppose two separate legislative proposals, one of which calls for a 100% elimination of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions by 2050
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Mar
2019
President/CEO Heather Briccetti Esq., recently penned an op/ed in the Westchester County Business Journal discussing the importance of meeting our diverse employment needs.   The op/ed is below:   Proprietary Colleges are Key to Meeting Our Employment Needs By Heather Briccetti    Among the greatest challenges facing employers in today’s near full-employment economy is securing qualified candidates to support their local needs – this includes those supporting core business roles such as those in high-demand STEM careers, healthcare, advanced manufacturing and information technology
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Feb
2019
Statement from The Business Council of New York State President/CEO Heather Briccetti regarding the State's decision to drop Call in Pay rules -   “This is positive news for many New York businesses, especially small businesses that would have struggled with the scheduling mandates and increased labor costs imposed by the draft rule
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Feb
2019
Expanding prevailing wages in New York State is not good for business. We have joined with nearly 30 other business, building, construction, economic development, health care and affordable housing groups in a push to Keep New York competitive and economic development moving forward. As part of Don’t Block NY Building we opposing legislation that would artificially inflate the cost of future construction, while also discouraging public-private partnership throughout New York State

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March 28, 2019

Labor/HR Webinar Series - Call-In Pay/Employee Scheduling Regulations

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April 25, 2019

Labor/HR Webinar Series - Sexual Harassment Training | Train the Trainer

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May 23, 2019

Labor/HR Webinar Series - Legalized Cannabis | The Impact on Employers

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May 29-30, 2019

2019 Business and Education Forum: Pathways to Success

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June 11-12, 2019

Third Annual DC Fly-In

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June 25-26, 2019

2019 Renewable Energy Conference

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