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Greater Rochester Chamber Veterans Connect career program visits Fort Drum for Career Fair

August 16, 2022

Voice of Business Blog Greater Rochester Chamber Manager of Talent Strategy Programs & Veterans Connect Yashira Rodriguez and Director of Talent Strategy Barb Egenhofer traveled to Fort Drum on Thursday, August 4, 2022 for a career fair aimed at Military Service Members transitioning to civilian life. The Career Fair took place from 10:00 AM to…

New York COVID-19 Vaccination Leave Extended to 2023

August 9, 2022

Voice of Business Blog In March 2021, former Governor Cuomo signed legislation providing up to four hours of paid leave for New York employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine (under NY Labor Law Section 196-C). It was originally intended to be in effect until December 31, 2022.   On June 28, 2022, Governor Hochul signed…

Bob Duffy: Talent is a top priority

August 9, 2022

Voice of Business Blog Nearly every discussion that takes place in our region currently involves talent. Filling key positions and providing our great businesses in the Finger Lakes region with the workforce they need to operate, and grow has become increasingly challenging post-COVID. The world has changed. People’s attitudes have changed. We have moved from a…

Submit a Member-to-Member Discount by 8/26 to generate new exposure and clients for your business!

August 8, 2022

Voice of Business Blog The new Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Member-To-Member Discount program will provide local businesses the opportunity to market their products and services to all fellow Greater Rochester Chamber members! We will be sharing an updated list of members who are offering special discounts to other members for their goods/services, and you…

Top 5 Reasons to Participate in the 2022 Health Benefits Survey This Year

August 2, 2022

Member News If you’ve received any emails from Greater Rochester Chamber recently, you know how excited we are about our annual Health Benefits Survey. Like all of our HR benchmarking surveys, this survey is only open once a year. We want our members to benefit from the comprehensive data available as a result of an…

NY Recovery Grant: Change in requirements may make you eligible

August 2, 2022

Voice of Business Blog An update has been made to the NY State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program that you need to know about! There’s still funding available for grants up to $50,000, so read on to learn more.   Did you decide not to apply because the program required you to demonstrate…

Bob Duffy: A Rochester-Buffalo connection can strengthen both communities

July 25, 2022

Voice of Business Blog The Greater Rochester/Finger Lakes region is currently on a hot streak for outstanding projects, development, and investment. And yet another opportunity is in our future that could be even more beneficial for our region and our sister city to the west.   I recently attended a Western New York Regional Innovation…

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