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The ‘Great Resignation’ tops Buffalo Niagara Partnership legislative agenda
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBFO) — The start of the state legislature session bring pitches from across New York on what this or that group wants, legal changes and cash or cuts for businesses and agencies.
Years ago, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership set up a different system: a combined agenda from local governments and businesses on their combined priorities. Often, it’s an attempt to deal with a particular problem or cash for something, like the push for a new Buffalo Bills stadium.
President and CEO Dottie Gallagher told Thursday’s virtual presentation of the agenda that the big priority is getting more people into job training to fill jobs open right now.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to announced the Organizational Award Finalists for the 31st Annual ATHENA Awards.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — In facing, head on, the “benefits cliff,” the Buffalo Niagara Partnership is making an important effort to help underemployed individuals who may risk losing benefits by accepting overtime or a promotion, while also assisting business owners overcome staffing problems. The benefits cliff is a
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership wants to help minority-owned businesses grow, and create a pathway for them to become Partnership board members. Those goals are the driving forces behind the Partnership’s new Minority Business Initiative, which has kicked off with five participating companies. “I hope
Buffalo Next: For businesses, the bill is coming due for the pandemic surge in unemployment benefits
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — New York State owes $9.3 billion to the federal government for funds borrowed to cover the cost of unemployment claims that soared during the pandemic. Now the bill from Uncle Sam is coming due. And small businesses worry they will get stuck with the