This Week
  • New federal employment rules promise to bring a tsunami of change.

  • Distributed Technology Group was acquired by Accunet Solutions, a Boston-based technology company.

  • Meredith Dragon has taken the reins at the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.

  • After a merger or acquisition, banks must make all the pieces work together.

  • This year's supplement features an interview with Danny Wegman.

  • Ilana Griffo is a letterer, business owner and lifelong learner.

Opinion
Editorials

Zero tolerance
5/20/2016
Ethics reform remains talk only. And the window is closing on this legislative session, which is due to end in less than a month.

Broken ladder
5/13/2016
Manufacturing employment is the key to long-term prosperity.

The Silver sentence
5/6/2016
In Albany, there has been much talk about getting tough on corruption, but little action. Not so in federal court.

Skepticism is cheap
4/29/2016
Even the skeptics must be impressed with the redevelopment activity under way in downtown Rochester today.

Ednotes

With 98PXY, a fresh step for RBJ's Fast Start
5/13/2016
Fast Start’s evolution continues. Through a partnership with 98PXY, the rising stars we feature will be on the air.

Snap Poll

Majority favors breaking up big banks
5/20/2016
Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll favor breaking up the nation’s largest banks.

Most readers oppose downtown casino
5/13/2016
A new proposal has brought fresh attention to the topic of locating a casino in downtown Rochester—an idea first raised more than a decade ago. As before, the idea has both fans and foes.

Slight majority says college worth the cost
5/6/2016
Is a college degree today worth the cost? Fifty-five percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say it is.

Snap Poll: State of the city is 'fair,' majority say
4/29/2016
More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say the city of Rochester is in “fair” condition, and a plurality says the state of the city is unchanged compared with two years ago.

Op-Ed

Will incentive compensation rules spread?
5/20/2016
Federal regulators have again turned their attention to the incentive compensation practices at banks for their executives.

Growing organics? FSA programs can help
4/29/2016
The strength of the rural economy rests upon growing, making and creating products that people want to eat, buy and use.

Opinion Column

Eating the poverty elephant: A few bites to chew on
5/20/2016
How do you eat an elephant? Answer: One bite at a time. Let’s apply this perspective to the problem of poverty.

'Gilligan' illustrates issue of social pressure at work
5/6/2016
When you are being pushed to cross your moral chalk lines, you will get a miserable knot in the pit of your stomach.



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