News

08
Mar
2022
  The Business Council of New York State, Inc. strongly supports S.1111-A (Liu) / A.4407-A (Peoples-Stokes) which would expand access to advanced courses in order to improve educational equity in New York State. This legislation would enable more students of color, students who are low-income, and other historically under-served groups of students to enroll and succeed in advanced middle and high school courses that will prepare them for college, careers, and civic engagement
02
Mar
2022
Statement on  Governor Hochul's Proposals to Modernize New York's Liquor Regulations “The Business Council commends Governor Hochul’s initiative to streamline the licensing process at the State Liquor Authority and amend outdated provisions in the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (ABC) law,” said Paul Zuber, Executive Vice President
01
Mar
2022
  The Business Council Partners with Siena College Research Institute for CEO Survey, Business Outlook Panel ALBANY – The Business Council of New York State and Siena College Research Institute (SCRI) have once again partnered for the annual CEO Survey. This is the seventh year The Business Council has partnered with SCRI
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