Manufacturing Council Members Join Workforce Investment Board

Advocating for employers in Western New York is among the most important commitments the Buffalo Niagara Partnership makes, especially when it comes to workforce development. So we are especially pleased that based on our recommendation, two Partnership members were recently appointed to the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board

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2017 Advocacy Agenda Expanded – Workforce Development

Manufacturers of all sizes in WNY are facing significant difficulties finding qualified employees. The industry currently employs around 50,000 people in the region, but the NYS Department of Labor (DoL) forecasts 17,000 job vacancies by 2020, due to combined effects from employee retirements and industry expansion. To fill these gaps,

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