The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s annual advocacy and membership survey showed that Western New York employers are seeking a more diverse workplace. Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, President and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, said last year was the first time employers pointed to achieving a more diverse workforce as one of their top priorities.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is releasing the findings of their yearly member and advocacy survey. We’ve compiled the survey results into a Member Pulse Report. The results show employers are optimistic about Buffalo’s economy, but not positive on New York State’s economy.
Ryan Whalen, Capital Tonight reporter for Spectrum News, talked with Buffalo Niagara Partnership President and CEO, Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, about the findings in this year’s member and advocacy survey. The results showed that many Western New York employers are optimistic about Buffalo’s economy, but not so positive on New York State’s.
BUFFALO, N.Y – The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the regional chamber of commerce, is releasing the findings of its annual advocacy and member survey for the first time. The Member Pulse Report details how Buffalo Niagara employers view the local and state economy, and identifies employers’ pain points, areas of concern and obstacles to growth.
Some members of the Erie County Industrial Development Agency are looking to change the adaptive reuse policy by mandating more affordable housing in development projects.
Buffalo, NY – The Buffalo Niagara Partnership recently announced the promotion of two of its team members:
The Buffalo Niagara region’s job growth has been steady since the recession of 2009. The region has added over 5,000 jobs in that span, but we are lagging behind the rest of the nation.
The WBFO article covering our Annual Report highlighted our employer-driven workforce development initiative, Employ Buffalo Niagara, along with our strategic agreements with the Hamilton and Greater Niagara chambers of commerce.