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23
Feb
2022
  Statement in Response to Comptroller DiNapoli's Report: Green Economy Boosts Job Growth in New York “As New York State moves towards a cleaner and greener economy, it is essential that the state help address business' need for innovative and skilled employees,” said Heather Briccetti Esq
22
Feb
2022
The Business Council Announces Support for Legislative Proposals Positively Impacting Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) New MWBE Awards Established ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State announced Thursday, support for a package of legislative bill proposals that would positively impact MWBE businesses in New York State
17
Feb
2022
The Business Council Announces Inaugural Workforce Innovation Awards   Four Awards to be Presented Annually to Workforce Stakeholders in  New York State ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State announced Thursday, the inaugural New York State Workforce Innovation Awards to recognize outstanding workforce development training and education providers as well as business leaders focused on developing a strong and diverse talent pipeline
16
Feb
2022
Testimony to Senate Finance Committee and Assembly Ways and Means Committee  SFY 2022-23 Executive Budget: Economic Development Presented by Paul Zuber Executive Vice President February 15, 2022 My name is Paul Zuber and I am Executive Vice President of The Business Council of New York State, Inc
15
Feb
2022
Statement In Response to SUNY's 400 Microcredentials “Adapting the traditional learning module to fit workforce needs is an innovative way to fill the talent pipeline in New York. Microcredentials allow jobseekers to show they have the skills to meet the job demands while also setting them on a pathway with more opportunities
10
Feb
2022
Testimony to New York State Department of Labor Proposed Regulations – HERO Act      Workplace Safety Committees – NYS Labor Law §27-d Presented by Name: Frank Kerbein Title: Director, Center for Human Resources February 10, 2022 As the state’s largest statewide employer advocacy organization, we represent more than 3,500 employers – large and small – across the entire state
09
Feb
2022
Statement on the End of the Mask Mandate for Businesses  “As protecting public health remains our top concern, we also appreciate the Governor’s efforts to assure that state policies reflect ever-changing COVID levels. Throughout the pandemic, employers have taken the necessary safety precautions and followed state and federal guidelines to ensure the safety of their employees and customers
03
Feb
2022
🎙️ NEW PODCAST🎙️ John D'Alessandro of @FASNY joined the podcast to discuss the need for volunteer firefighters throughout New York State. We talk- 🚒Recent enrollment decline 🚒 Impacted communities 🚒 How businesses & public can support Listen-https://t.co/zPKSEPSDln pic
25
Jan
2022
Statement in Response to Legislation to Freeze Increases in Unemployment Insurance “The Business Council supports this proposal to provide needed relief from increased payroll taxes on New York employers, many of whom continue to deal with ongoing COVID impacts in the workplace,” said Heather C
21
Jan
2022
🎙️ NEW PODCAST🎙️ The Great Resignation Jenna Shrove from @USChamber joined the podcast to discuss the Great Resignation. We talk: ✔️ How many have quit nation-wide & in NYS ✔️ Why ✔️ Lasting economic impacts Listen -https://t.co/zPKSEQaeJX pic.twitter.com/UKqgAOEHPo —