Issues: Jobs & Employment

Senator Kennedy Highlights Nearly $860,000 for Job Training Coming to Erie County

Erie County Set to Receive Total of $857,996 from NY State for Jobs Training Programs.

Kennedy Says State’s Investment Will Train Hundreds of Job Candidates for Positions Employers Need to Fill Today.

December 13, 2013
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Statement from Senator Joseph A. Griffo regarding Economic Development Council funding

“I’m tremendously pleased by today’s announcement that New York is committing $163.7 million to important economic projects in the regions I represent. We truly have the best collaborators and leaders in economic development right here.

The Council remains impressed with the North Country, whose projects earned ‘top performer’ status for the third time in a row. These ‘firecracker’ projects, as the regional leaders call them, will enhance Northern New York’s status as a premier tourism destination and make the area more attractive to forward-thinking businesses, especially those in the biotechnology field.

December 11, 2013
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Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts Successful Career Fair

On Friday, December 6, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley), along with Senators Phil Boyle, John Flanagan and Ken LaValle, hosted a successful Career Fair for over 450 area job seekers. The event, held at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, brought in 50 employers who were on hand to meet with applicants and recruit new employees.

December 10, 2013
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Career Fair for Business & Technical Professionals

Over 550 people came out to the Career Fair for Business & Technical Professionals at Monroe Community College yesterday afternoon. It was a great opportunity for those looking for a new job or career change to meet face-to-face with potential employers to see what they are looking for in new employees. Many thanks to MCC, Time Warner Cable, The August Group, Angelo Planning Group, Democrat & Chronicle Media Group and RochesterWorks! for partnering with my office on this helpful event. 

December 6, 2013
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November 15, 2013
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Career Fair for Business & Technical Professionals

Senator Joe Robach is pleased to once again invite you to his Career Fair for Business and Technical Professionals. This career fair is once again sponsored by Monroe Community College, The August Group, Angelo Planning Group, Time Warner Cable, Rochester Works! and the Democrat and Chronicle Media Group. 

The 2013 Career Fair for Business and Technical Professionals will take place on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Monroe Community College R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, Monroe A & B - 1000 East Henrietta Road.

November 13, 2013
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O'Brien discusses future of video game industry in New York State

Roundtable at R.I.T. features local entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, national game industry figures and fellow Senators

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Today, Senator Ted O'Brien joined fellow legislators and industry experts in discussing how video game design and development can become part of upstate's economic renaissance.

October 30, 2013
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Buenas noticias para indocumentados en Nueva York

Según ha informado WXTV 41:

Medida para otorgar licencias fue presentada por el senador estatal José Peralta.

Para el video completo, haga clic aquí.

October 28, 2013
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Senator Kennedy Urges Support for Stronger Workplace Protections for Interns

Federal Court Judge threw out an unpaid intern’s sexual harassment suit, after ruling unpaid interns are not covered by same workplace protections provided to paid employees. 

Senator Kennedy wants NY’s human rights laws reformed immediately to ensure all workers, including unpaid interns, are protected from sexual harassment, retaliation and discrimination.

Students from colleges across WNY join Senator Kennedy to discuss need for workplace rights for unpaid interns.

October 23, 2013
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JOIN THE EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN CAMPAIGN

It’s hard to believe, but it is true. Fifty years after the 1963 Equal Pay Act was signed into law, pay discrimination in the workplace still exists in America.

October 23, 2013
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Senator LaValle's Career Fair - Employers & Business Owners

Employers/Business Owners

Please RSVP below to participate in the December 6th Career Fair hosted by Senators Ken LaValle. Phil Boyle, Lee Zeldin and John Flanagan

The Career Fair will take place from 12 pm to 3pm on Friday December 6th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center located at 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.

MORE THAN 1,000 JOB-SEEKERS AND 75 COMPANIES ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE

October 23, 2013
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Senator LaValle's Career Fair - Job Seekers

Job-Seekers

Please RSVP below to participate in the December 6th Career Fair hosted by Senators Phil Boyle, Lee Zeldin, John Flanagan and Ken LaValle.

The Career Fair will take place from 12 pm to 3pm on Friday December 6th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center located at 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.

OVER 1,000 JOB-SEEKERS AND 75 COMPANIES ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE

October 23, 2013
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Senator LaValle's Career Fair for Job Seekers, Employers & Business Owners

Career Fair 12 pm to 3pm Friday December 6th, 2013 St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.
Please RSVP by clicking on one of the buttons below to participate.

December 6, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Zeldin's Career Fair - Employers & Business Owners

Employers/Business Owners

Please RSVP below to participate in the December 6th Career Fair hosted by Senators Phil Boyle, Lee Zeldin, John Flanagan and Ken LaValle. 

The Career Fair will take place from 12 pm to 3pm on Friday December 6th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center located at 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.

OVER 1,000 JOB-SEEKERS AND 75 COMPANIES ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE

October 23, 2013
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Senator Zeldin's Career Fair - Job Seekers

Job-Seekers

Please RSVP below to participate in the December 6th Career Fair hosted by Senators Phil Boyle, Lee Zeldin, John Flanagan and Ken LaValle.

The Career Fair will take place from 12 pm to 3pm on Friday December 6th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center located at 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.

OVER 1,000 JOB-SEEKERS AND 75 COMPANIES ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE

October 23, 2013
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Senator Zeldin's Career Fair for Job Seekers, Employers & Business Owners

The Career Fair will take place from 12 pm to 3pm on Friday December 6th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center located at 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.

 

Please RSVP by clicking on one of the buttons below to participate.

December 6, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein, Sen. Diane Savino and Assemblyman Steve Otis Celebrate New Child Labor Laws Aimed at Protecting Child Models

NEW YORK, NY- Today, New York State Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein, Senate Labor Committee Chairwoman Diane Savino, and Assemblyman Steven Otis celebrated the signing of a sweeping new child labor law that promises to end widespread exploitation of underage models in New York’s fashion industry. Until today, minors in New York's fashion industry were forced to work without the protections of the state's child labor laws. But under a new law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo late on Monday night, children in the fashion and modeling industries will now be provided the same protections afforded other young performers.

October 22, 2013
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Senator O'Brien tours ThermoFisher, high-tech local employer

PENFIELD, N.Y. -- Senator Ted O'Brien recently toured ThermoFisher's Penfield production facility, learning about how the manufacturer of equipment and supplies for scientific and research labs uses advanced technology and cost-saving strategies suggested by employees at every level of the organization to prosper.

October 21, 2013
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ADDABBO’S JOB FAIR IN GLENDALE DRAWS OVER 1,000 JOB SEEKERS

Queens, NY, October 21, 2013 –  NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Queens) held his 8th Job Fair at Glendale’s Atlas Park Mall last Friday, October 18. Over 100 vendors offered roughly 1200 job opportunities to the attendees. The senator is planning another Job Fair for Spring 2014.

October 21, 2013
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