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Buffalo Next: Refugee workers offer talent pool for employers struggling to hire
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — As local employers struggle to fill job openings, there’s a talent pool they might not have considered: refugees who have moved to the Buffalo Niagara region.
Some local companies, including Buffalo Wire Works, Confer Plastics and Avanti Advanced Manufacturing, have highlighted their experiences welcoming refugees to their workforces.
There’s opportunity for more employers to hire refugees, from a variety of different sectors, said Grant Loomis, vice president of government affairs and economic development at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — Gasoline prices at the pump are 54% higher locally than a year ago. But if some state lawmakers have their way, motorists would pay less when they fuel up, through a state gas tax holiday. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership says the state is “flush
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Buffalo Business First) — Nine years into its existence, the Buffalo Building Reuse Program may be in for a revamp that would increase subsidy levels and allow financial support of new downtown construction. Dottie Gallagher, Buffalo Niagara Partnership president and CEO, said it may be time to make
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — Don Levy, director of the Siena College Research Institute, calls it the “workforce blues.”
Put simply, employers struggle to fill job openings – even as they feel upbeat about their growth prospects.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to announce the individual finalists for the 2022 ATHENA Awards®. The awards recognize contributions made by women leaders that show professional excellence and advance the status of women throughout the Buffalo Niagara region.