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Bob Duffy: Time to restore a sense of peace and tranquility to our community

September 6, 2022

Voice of Business Blog There are many issues and factors that impact economic development in the Rochester region. We often debate taxes, regulations, and other legislation that impact business growth and prosperity. I will add one more – and that is the issue of public safety.   Rochester has been at a crisis point with…

Let’s WORK Together ROC: Ongoing Workforce Development Initiatives

September 6, 2022

Voice of Business Blog WORK Together ROC is a function of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce talent strategy that assesses existing workforce development offerings, helps to create connections and employment pipelines between business and community organizations, and links talent to employers in the Finger Lakes Region. The Greater Rochester region is abundant with organizations that…

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Committee for a Strong Economy PAC Makes 2022 Endorsements for New York State Senate and Assembly

August 30, 2022

Chamber News Release The Committee for a Strong Economy is dedicated to ensuring the voice of business throughout the Finger Lakes region is heard at every level of government. To that end, we are pleased to announce the following endorsed candidates for New York State Senate and New York State Assembly.   New York State…

Member Materials Sought for Greater Rochester Welcome Packages

August 30, 2022

Voice of Business Blog As part of our regional talent strategy, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is excited to be helping relocate numerous individuals and families to the Greater Rochester region as part of our Greater ROC Remote and Veterans Connect programs.   To help welcome these individuals and families, we are collecting donations of…

Employer Comments on Virtual I-9 Document Review Due by 10/17/22

August 23, 2022

Voice of Business Blog The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced its first proposed rule on the Optional Alternatives to the Physical Document Examination Associated with Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9).   The proposed rule does not include a detailed plan for virtual inspection of Form I-9. Instead, the proposed rule would “formalize…

Updated CDC COVID-19 Guidance Eliminates Precautionary Quarantine

August 23, 2022

Voice of Business Blog On August 11, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new Summary of Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on Individual Persons, Communities, and Health Care Systems and updated website resources to correspond to the guidance. Observing that increasing levels of vaccination and recovery immunity to COVID-19…

Federal Labor Law Poster Fines Increased; Are Your Posters Up to Date?

August 16, 2022

Voice of Business Blog While many federal posters have no citations or penalties for failure to post, others do, and employers should ensure that the most recent version of each state and federal poster is posted on their bulletin board or wherever your posters are located. The US Department of Labor has a poster site…


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