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We pride ourselves on being thought leaders and a go-to source for information on issues affecting the region.  Some items you’ll find here include:

  • Perspectives on important issues
  • Guest blogs from industry experts
  • Notifications about key political happenings
  • Updates/recaps on our events
  • Member achievements and spotlights
  • Significant news and press announcements

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Creating Career Pathways – Free Webisode

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jun 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Creating Career Pathways – Free Webisode

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership knows that hiring is the most common pain point amongst all employers right now, and will be for the foreseeable future. We created the Employ Buffalo Niagara Career Pathways Program to help regional companies attract and retain talent in this challenging job market.

Overcoming Supply Chain Issues

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jun 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Overcoming Supply Chain Issues

Worldwide, companies throughout every business sector are dealing with significant supply chain challenges. The Buffalo Niagara region is certainly no exception. Increased costs, labor shortages, logistical breakdowns, and a host of other issues are impacting all aspects of the economy from manufacturer to customer.

Advocacy Alert

6.29.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Wrap Up

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 28, 2022 | Comments Off on 6.29.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Wrap Up

Last night, New York voters selected party nominees for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Erie County Clerk.
Primaries for U.S. House and State Senate seats will be held on August 23. No Assembly candidates in Erie or Niagara counties faced primaries.  

Advocacy Alert

6.27.22 Advocacy Alert: Coming Soon: Your Next Cost Increase

By gloomis@thepartnership.org | Jun 27, 2022 | Comments Off on 6.27.22 Advocacy Alert: Coming Soon: Your Next Cost Increase

In the next few months, prepare to receive a much higher bill for unemployment insurance (UI). The BNP spent over a year warning state leaders that this was coming. The state failed to act, and now, the chickens are coming home to roost.

Advocacy Alert

6.21.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Election #1 Next Week

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 21, 2022 | Comments Off on 6.21.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary Election #1 Next Week

One set of primary elections will take place on Tuesday, June 28. Early voting is open now. Look up your polling place and sample ballot here: (Erie County) (Niagara County). Note that primary elections are only open to voters registered in that party.

Advocacy Alert

6.3.22 Advocacy Alert: How Albany is Ending the 2022 session

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 14, 2022 | Comments Off on 6.3.22 Advocacy Alert: How Albany is Ending the 2022 session

The New York State Legislature is concluding its 2022 legislative session. The final week included a flurry of legislative activity on numerous issues of importance. Legislation that passed both houses will go to Governor Hochul’s desk for consideration. Legislation that did not pass both houses is stalled for the

Partners on the Career Path

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jun 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Partners on the Career Path

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership continues to expand the Career Pathways Project as a component of Employ Buffalo Niagara to help connect job seekers to regional careers with tangible growth opportunities. The project was launched in 2021, made possible by a generous grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr Foundation.

BNP Advocacy Insider – June 2022

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jun 8, 2022 | Comments Off on BNP Advocacy Insider – June 2022

Legislature Ends Year with Flurry of Activity The New York State Legislature gaveled out for the final time in 2022. Before doing so, it passed hundreds of bills that will head to the Governor’s desk for review. The BNP was in constant contact with state leaders throughout the last week,

Expert Forum: Expanding Resources for Minority Owned Businesses

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jun 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Expert Forum: Expanding Resources for Minority Owned Businesses

At Bank of America, our goal is to drive responsible growth in the markets and communities we serve. Part of this commitment includes addressing the root causes of inequity through the lens of economic opportunity and racial equality.

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Bryan Gill, Panelist

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | Jun 7, 2022 | Comments Off on 2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Bryan Gill, Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Bryan Gill, Head of Global Neurodiversity at JP Morgan Chase as a panelist at our 2022D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th Annual D&I Symposium