Issues: Jobs & Employment

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.

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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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NEW YORK STATE SENATOR JAMES SANDERS, JR. TO HOST JOBS FAIR ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19TH 2013

JAMAICA, NY - New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. announced today that he will host a jobs fair for the 10th Senatorial community on Saturday, October 19th from 10am to 3pm at the Police Athletic League on 116-25 Guy R Brewer Blvd. Jamaica, N.Y. 

Queens residents will have an opportunity to find jobs with local area businesses. Employers such as the New York Cosmos, Millennium Development, the New York Police Department, DeVry University, and others will offer both entry-level and advanced positions. Some employers will provide on-site interviews and fill job openings on the spot. 

October 19, 2013
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Senator Boyle'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 8, 2013
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Senator Boyle'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 8, 2013
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SENATOR GALLIVAN HOSTING TWO SMALL BUSINESS SUMMITS IN WESTERN NEW YORK

Seminars in East Aurora And Geneseo Will Feature Guest Speaker, Networking Opportunities

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan, Deputy Republican Conference Leader For Economic Development, will host a pair of small business seminars later this month in cooperation with area chambers of commerce.

October 2, 2013
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SENATE CELEBRATES A SUCCESSFUL 2013 UNIDAD LATINA CONFERENCE

College Scholarships Awarded to Young Leaders, Informative Workshops Among the Highlights of the Two-Day Event  

The New York State Senate today celebrated the conclusion of the third annual Unidad Latina conference, which brought hundreds of community, business, and elected leaders together to help increase economic opportunities for the growing Hispanic community in New York State. The conference was held on September 27th and 28th, 2013, in Manhattan. 

October 1, 2013
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RITCHIE UNVEILS PLANS FOR ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY WINE TRAIL

Legislation To Spotlight Lisbon, Black Lake And Winthrop Wineries

State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced plans to introduce legislation in January to establish a St. Lawrence County Wine Trail to help put local winemakers and vineyards on the map, boost local businesses and create jobs in the North Country.

“St. Lawrence County can now proudly say that it has three outstanding local wine producers in Lisbon, Black Lake and Winthrop,” said Senator Ritchie. “Unfortunately, a lot of people have yet to discover River Myst, Bella Brooke and High Peaks wineries. My legislation will literally put these three local businesses on the map. Just as importantly, it will create a new county-wide tourist destination that will provide new business and employment opportunities for neighboring restaurants, stores and attractions.”

September 30, 2013
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Public Hearing: Cybersecurity: Defending New York from cyber attacks

Joint - Senate Standing Committee on BanksChair: Senator Joseph GriffoSenate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military AffairsChair: Senator Greg BallSenate Standing Committee on InsuranceChair: Senator James SewardSenate Standing Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small BusinessChair: Senator David ValeskySenate Select Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation and EntrepreneurshipChair: Senator Martin GoldenSenate Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and CorrectionChair: Senator Patrick M. GallivanPublic Hearing: Cybersecurity: Defending New York from cyber attacksPlace: The Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive, Rome, New YorkTime: 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.Contact: Dwight Evans (518) 455-3334Media Contact: Rayan Aguam (315) 793-9072ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

November 18, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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