New York Enacts Paid Family Leave Law

New York enacted a bill that will require employers to provide paid family leave benefits to eligible employees as part of the state’s disability insurance program. Highlights include: Benefits will be phased in over a four year period, beginning Jan 1, 2018 Paid family leave benefits will be funded by …

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Solutions Forum for Local Manufacturers

A FuzeHub Solutions Forum is a half-day, matchmaker-style event, where leaders of manufacturing and product development organizations meet directly with hand-picked business and technology experts in one-on-one consultations. This is not a business mixer or a networking event, but instead gives attendees a chance to learn the expertise and programs …

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Chamber Searching for New President

Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Searching for New President

Guilderland, NY – The search is on to find a new leader for the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce. The position became open April 28th, following the departure of Cheryl Lasher.  Cheryl is leaving to pursue other opportunities. The Board of Directors thanks Cheryl for her service and wishes her success in …

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Annual dinner to celebrate 45 years!

Celebrate the Chamber’s 45th Anniversary!  Our Annual Dinner will be held at the Appel Inn with food by Elegant Catering on June 8, 2017,  5 – 9 PM. We will have a nostalgic look back at accomplishments with an enthusiastic look into the future. Take advantage of the opportunity to …

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Password security needs to be more than 1234

Here’s some timely advice from our member, Solutions by Design: As computers get faster and hackers get smarter, human-generated passwords simply don’t cut it. Many people create weak passwords because they don’t think their password security is important, and many create weak passwords they think are secure because they followed …

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Meet fellow business people, make new contacts

Our members consistently tell us that one of the best values of the Chamber is the opportunity to network and meet other business owners, managers, and reps. You never know where a conversation may lead. Ask Todd Porter, The Junk King. He was named Small Business Person of the Year …

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How to do Business with Local, State, and Federal Government

Free event: Friday, March 24, 2017 Holiday Inn, 400 Old Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110 (518) 389-2291 REGISTRATION: 8:00 am Coffee and light continental breakfast will be served. SESSION: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Presented by Albany County Purchasing, New York State Office of General Services and US General Services …

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New member: One Energy

 The GCC welcomes new member, One Energy. It is a company which specializes in Zeroenergy freezers/coolers, energy audits, energy cost reductions, lighting management & control plus more. It is a local firm with K. George Keleshian as its President. Its offices are next door to the Chamber at 2050 Western …

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State of the Town

Your opportunity to gather firsthand information on the 2017 local and state business environments. Guilderland Town Supervisor, Peter Barber; Albany County Legislator, Mark Grimm; Superintendent of Guilderland Schools, Dr. Marie Wiles; and NYS Assemblywoman, Patricia Fahey will meet brief us on the current state of our town, what they see …

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