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Ortt to Chamber: Legislators must stop outmigration, spur business growth (access required)

State Sen. Robert Ortt (R-North Tonawanda).

With outmigration leading to the loss of one seat in the House of Representatives for New York next year, elected officials must focus on measures that will attract people and businesses, not chase them away, the state Senate Minority Leader ...

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Power Authority develops sustainability plan (access required)


The New York Power Authority last week said it has developed a five-year plan that establishes goals and strategies to achieve the state’s climate leadership goals through a comprehensive sustainability agenda. Progress against NYPA’s Sustainability Plan will be measured with ...

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Wage gap analyses show Rochester trails cities statewide, women earn less in nearly all occupations

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Equal Pay Day has come and gone, but the fact remains that women nationwide earn less than their male counterparts. MoneyGeek has analyzed equal pay by city, looking at data from more than 625 cities, and found that the cities ...

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County implements plans to attract, retain hospital staff (access required)


Local political, health care and educational leaders have undertaken a series of measures meant to improve staff retention and recruitment at Monroe Community Hospital. A long-term care task force in conjunction with Common Ground Health will study opportunities to address ...

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Pandion partners with AI technology firm on health care assistant (access required)


Pandion Optimization Alliance, one of the oldest group purchasing organizations with a focus on health care, has partnered with Suki, the leader in voice AI technology for health care to offer the AI-powered, voice-enabled digital clinical assistant to Pandion’s more ...

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SUNY Geneseo student team wins FDIC Academic Challenge (access required)


A four-member team of undergraduate students from SUNY Geneseo won the inaugural FDIC Academic Challenge, a competition for university and college students dealing with the U.S. banking sector. Senior Kiersten Colvin and juniors Ian Merrihew, Tyee MacDonnell-Miller and Oliver Stordahl presented ...

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The proven value of older adults in the workforce (access required)


The “unretirement” of older adults is good news for business; especially as the economy begins to recover from the pandemic and the demand increases for the recruitment of new workers in a tight labor market. In fact, according to a March 2021 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), workers aged 55 and over will account for all of ...

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