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Dec
2022
  Statement on SUNY’s Appointment of John King “John King is an exceptional choice to lead SUNY as its next Chancellor. Mr. King’s accomplished career in education and familiarity with New York State make him the perfect fit to lead the successful SUNY system into the future. With workforce development continuing to be a major focus for many of our members, The Business Council looks forward to a successful working relationship with the next Chancellor
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Nov
2022
  Statement in Response to Election of Hakeem Jeffries as House Leader   “The Business Council applauds the historic election of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as House Leader of the Democratic conference in Congress,” said Heather Briccetti Mulligan, President & CEO of The Business Council of New York State
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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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Events

December 08, 2022

2023 Government Affairs Planning Session

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December 14, 2022

Accessing New York State's $500 Million of Small Business Credits

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December 15, 2022

Labor/HR Webinar Series | Employee Handbook Updates for 2023

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February 06, 2023

2023 Annual Legislators' Reception

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February 08, 2023

Tax Committee Meeting

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RECENT MEMOS

Packaging Tax and Packaging Standards
S.9493 (May)/A.10185 (Rules at request of Englebright)
Ken Pokalsky
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)
Frank Kerbein

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