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Governor announces support for WNY firms

Five Western New York firms will receive low-cost hydropower to support the creation of 215 jobs and $193 million in capital expansion projects. More than half of the new jobs will be created by Yahoo! in its establishing of a ...

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Survey shows steady job gains in February

WASHINGTON — A private survey shows U.S. businesses added a solid number of jobs in February, indicating higher taxes and looming government spending cuts have yet to slow hiring. Employers added 198,000 jobs in February, according to data released Wednesday ...

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Officials vow fight to save Hickey Freeman jobs

While company leadership was in bankruptcy court Monday morning, Hickey Freeman workers, joined by U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y,, and U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Fairport, for a rally in support of the high-end suit maker. The parent company, HMX ...

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Slaughter introduces bill to protect area jobs

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport on Tuesday introduced trade legislation that would eliminate U.S. trade tariffs for two raw materials, which would benefit Lonza (formerly Arch Chemicals) and its 158 employees at the local Rochester facility. “On Wednesday, I secured ...

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Maximus to add 300-plus jobs at new Pittsford office

They could have gone anywhere, but chose to expand in Monroe County. That was the message Monday of several dignitaries who gathered to announce a decision by Maximus Federal Services to invest nearly $1.7 million for a new Medicare appeals ...

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More than 120 businesses join NY Youth Works

More than 120 businesses across the state have joined the New York Youth Works Program, creating 2,900 full and part-time job openings for young, at-risk New Yorkers, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday. The governor and Legislature designed the NY ...

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Xerox expanding in Monroe County

A new call center Xerox Corporation will establish Webster that will create 500 new jobs over the next two years, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday. “Xerox is a global leader that could have gone anywhere in the world to ...

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Foundation Financial Group hiring

Coming off a record breaking 2011, Foundation Financial Group, with Rochester offices at 1 S. Washington St., Suite 300, seeks to hire 11 full-time employees for positions such as marketing professionals, loan officers, a unit sales manager and an insurance ...

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New campaign to help veterans find jobs

A new initiative that will help ensure veterans’ valuable and specialized military experience is recognized when they transition to the civilian workforce is being launched by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The governor’s “Experience Counts” campaign will facilitate the transfer of ...

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