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Employees face financial peril with ‘benefits cliff’
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — When can a raise, a promotion, or more work hours be a bad thing for employees?
When it pushes them over the "benefits cliff."
It is a workplace problem employers may not even be aware they have, but it is becoming more of an issue in today's tight labor market, where employees often are being asked to work longer hours by companies that are struggling to fill open jobs.
"People are very rational," said Dottie Gallagher, president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. "They look at this and they say, 'I can’t take that overtime because I’ll hit that cliff, and I’ll lose food for my family, or I’ll lose my housing, or I’ll lose something.'
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is expanding its outreach to minority-owned businesses.
The region’s largest business group has increased the number of participants in its Minority Business Initiative to 16, from five in last year’s inaugural edition of the program.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership announces second cohort of Minority-Owned Business Initiative Program Expanded to Respond to Applicant Needs
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s (BNP’s) Minority Business Initiative (MBI) strives to eliminate the obstacles that have long hindered minority business ownership by providing minority-owned businesses access to BNP’s extensive resources and networks to build their business. The 2023 cohort was announced at today’s DEI Symposium and includes two tracks to better serve participant needs. The MBI Program is funded through generous underwriting of Bank of America, National Grid, and the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.