WNY Employers Seeking a More Diverse Workplace

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s annual advocacy and membership survey showed that Western New York employers are seeking a more diverse workplace. Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, President and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, said last year was the first time employers pointed to achieving a more diverse workforce as one of their top priorities.

“I think that there’s an absolute understanding that diverse teams are better teams, and quite frankly, to be able to attract more younger people in workplaces, young people want to work with diverse people. It’s sort of a generational shift, and employers want to catch up,” said Gallagher-Cohen.

Read the full article from Spectrum News here.

Learn more about the results from our annual advocacy and membership survey in our first-ever Member Pulse Report, which details how Buffalo Niagara employers view the local and state economy, and identifies employers’ pain points, areas of concern and obstacles to growth.