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New York: Employees Entitled to Privacy in Personal Online Accounts

October 3, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Effective March 12, 2024, employers may not request, require, or coerce any applicant or employee to: Disclose their LinkedIn, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Reddit, etc. (personal online account) username and/or password. Open their personal online account in the employer’s presence. Reproduce, in any way, pictures or videos from their personal…

New York: Wage Payment Law Coverage Expands

October 3, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Effective March 13, 2024, New York’s wage payment law and its protections will apply to more employees because the exception threshold will increase to $1,300 from $900. The state’s wage payment law creates rights for workers in how and when they’re paid. They don’t apply (an exception) to certain workers (bona…

Oculi Takes Top Prize as Governor Hochul Announces Round Six Winners of Luminate NY Accelerator Competition

September 29, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Governor Kathy Hochul announced the winner of Round Six of the Luminate NY optics, photonics, and imaging startup accelerator competition on Wednesday, September 27th. Baltimore, Maryland-based Oculi received the “Company of the Year” Award at Luminate Finals 2023, which was held live at Innovation Square in downtown Rochester. The company will…

Geared for Growth: ITX Corp Developing Deeper Relationships with Customers Through Growth & Acquisition

September 28, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Watch ITX Corp’s“Geared for Growth” Interview Fred Beer, President of ITX Corp, was featured on Geared for Growth on Wednesday, September 27th as part of Greater Rochester Chamber’s ongoing partnership with 13WHAM. Beer shared what ITX does, how they’ve grown since being founded, and what’s next for the company on the…

Greater Rochester Chamber Members Discuss Talent with Bagels, Brew, & Bingo

September 27, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its latest WORK together ROC event, a morning filled with bagels, bingo, and engaging conversations centered around challenges and opportunities in recruiting, retaining, and connecting talent in the region. WORK together ROC is a Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce talent strategy initiative dedicated to…

Shaping the Future of the Finger Lakes: Participate in a Short Survey from the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council (FLREDC)

September 26, 2023

Voice of Business Blog We are excited to share an important opportunity for you to take an active role in shaping the future of the Greater Rochester/Finger Lakes region. The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council (FLREDC), co-chaired by Greater Rochester Chamber President & CEO, Bob Duffy, is embarking on a mission to update its…

5 Reasons to Use Greater Rochester Chamber Member Advertising Products

September 26, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Greater Rochester Chamber is the trusted partner, resource, and advocate for businesses and non-profits in Greater Rochester, NY and we have a vast network of business contacts in the region. Members of Greater Rochester Chamber can leverage this network to held grow their business and reach new customers, in a number…


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