The New York Chamber of Commerce is also known as the Business Council of New York State, Inc. The Business Council of New York State functions as the representative body of all the local chambers of commerce in the state of New York.
The Business Council of New York functions as the voice of all the businesses operating in the state of New York. It was incorporated in the year 1980 and the principal objective of the council is to create a conducive business environment in the state of New York with the help of a number of public policies and co-operation with the government.
The issue areas of the Business Council of New York State are the following:
Civil Justice Reform
Economic Development Council
OSH (Occupational Safety and Health Committee)
Small Business Council
The priority issues of the New York Chamber of Commerce are the following:
Workers compensation reforms
New York s state business taxes
Liability insurance and legal proceedings
Economic development plans and incentives
Workforce development and training
Science, innovation, and technology
Integration of local governments or services of local government
Public authorities and governmental debt
Employee health insurance expenses
Every issue area is allotted to a program specialist working under the Business Council, who works as an advisor to the members regarding the events taking place in the state government and tries to create modifications for employment growth.
The services and programs offered by the Business Council to its members are the following:
Group Insurance Benefits
Education and Networking
Publications and Communications
The President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of New York State is Kenneth Adams.
The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
152 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12210-2289