On Tuesday, April 26, Governor Hochul announced the creation of the New York State Office of Strategic Workforce Development. The Business Council President & CEO, Heather Briccetti, was quoted in the Governor's press release.
"We commend Governor Hochul on overhauling the state's approach to workforce development to begin with business and industry, and focus on regional- and sector-based workforce solutions for state businesses. The new Office of Strategic Workforce Development will address the growing gap between available jobs and skilled workers, while creating a dynamic workforce skilled for growing industries in the State, and with promising career pathways."
Heather Briccetti, Esq., President & CEO of The Business Council of New York State