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Wage disparity detailed

A report released today shows how important wages are in the effort to end poverty in Rochester. “Wage Disparities in Monroe County by Race and Gender” was created in collaboration by the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative and the Mayor’s Office of ...

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RBJ has evolved along with Rochester

Much has changed in the 30 years since the first Rochester Business Journal weekly issue appeared on Oct. 5, 1987—both for the publication and the community it covers. These three decades have seen Eastman Kodak Co., Xerox Corp.  and Bausch ...

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Finalists named for 2017 Ethie Award

Seven finalists have been selected for the 2017 Ethie Award, an annual honor given to local businesses and organizations by the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation. The finalists, chosen by an independent panel of judges, are: Leonard’s Express, an asset-based ...

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N.Y. has 850 solar projects underway

New York has 850 solar projects installed or in development, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. The Finger Lakes Region has 53 projects under two community campaigns: Solarize the Flower City and Solar Orleans. The projects are funded by the second ...

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Iceplex breaks ground on expansion project

Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex broke ground on its final phase of a multiyear expansion project, officials said Wednesday. “This is a win for the region,” said Christopher Woodworth, general manager of the iceplex, in a statement. “We can now attract ...

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CDCR seeks nominations for 2017 awards

The Community Design Center Rochester is accepting nominations for the seventh annual 2017 Reshaping Rochester Awards, officials announced Tuesday. The awards are meant to recognize projects and initiatives that have a positive impact on communities in the Finger Lakes region. ...

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Xerox posts higher second-quarter net income

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Xerox Corp. reported Tuesday that its net income climbed 5 percent in second-quarter, but its revenue declined 8.1 percent. Shares of Xerox (NYSE: XRX) were trading midday around $31.62, up 3 percent from its Monday close at $30.67.  Xerox reported ...

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Bergmann Associates gets new CEO

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Bergmann Associates has appointed Pietro Giovenco as CEO, officials announced Tuesday. Giovenco is the third person to take the helm of the architectural and engineering firm. He has served as president for the past nine months and he will remain ...

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