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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 —
20
Jan
2022
Statement on Proposed Changes to the Alcohol Beverage Control Laws “The Business Council commends Governor Hochul’s budget initiatives to streamline the licensing process at the State Liquor Authority and amend outdated provisions in the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (ABC),” said Paul Zuber, Executive Vice President
18
Jan
2022
Statement in Response to the FY 2023 Executive Budget “The Business Council is encouraged by highlights presented by Governor Hochul in her budget address today, including resources to support economic growth and critical infrastructure, support for childcare services, support for small businesses, and important measures to help maintain long-term financial stability for the state, all while avoiding new revenue measures,” said Heather Briccetti, President & CEO
13
Jan
2022
Latest Podcast is [email protected] of @TheAthletic - covering Buffalo sports - recently joined the podcast to discuss a new Buffalo Bills stadium. We discuss- 🏈Construction timeline 🏈Location & roofing 🏈 Public & private investments Listen-https://t.co/19baD8VpR8 pic.twitter
06
Jan
2022
  Statement on Mobile Sports Betting in New York State "The inception of legal mobile sports gaming in New York State is long overdue. This multi-billion-dollar industry has been blocked in New York State for far too long, driving enthusiasts and revenues that should be in New York’s coffers to other states
05
Jan
2022
Statement in Response to the 2022 State of the State Address “The Business Council applauds Governor Hochul's initiatives to promote a stronger economy, increased private sector investments, and the creation of good-paying jobs,” said Heather Briccetti, President & CEO, The Business Council of New York State