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Buffalo Niagara Partnership unveils its advocacy agenda
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership unveiled its advocacy agenda for the new year. The top concern is finding qualified people, who want to work.
The agenda is based on feedback from countless businesses who have struggled to make it not only through a pandemic but also a labor shortage.
Officials said the goal now is to figure out how to find qualified workers and keep them so businesses can thrive once again.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —Finding and keeping qualified talent is top of mind for employers in the Buffalo Niagara region. It once again the led the list of employers’ foremost concerns in a survey of Buffalo Niagara Partnership members.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —
“ArriveCan being eliminated is big but in my opinion the random testing and vaccination requirements were an extreme deterrent for quick trips across the border,” said Dottie Gallagher, president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —Dottie Gallagher, president of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, said fears of random testing and possible quarantines in Ontario all worked to discourage significant aspects of the region’s integrated economy. She called the move “quite frankly, long overdue,” especially for those travelers discouraged to even try navigating requirements like ArriveCan.
(Buffalo, NY) The Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) is inviting the region’s businesses to participate in an assessment to determine how far the Western New York (WNY) Community has progressed in their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices since the BNP’s first assessment conducted in 2020.