Business Council of New York State, Inc
Your Voice, Our Voice, One Voice


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The Business Council of New York State, Inc. is the leading business organization in New York, representing the interests of large and small firms throughout the state.  Its membership is made up of thousands of member companies, as well as local chambers of commerce and professional and trade associations.

The primary function of the organization is to serve as an advocate for employers in the state political and policy-making arena, working for ahealthier business climate, economic growth, and jobs.

The Business Council has partnered with American Chamber of Commerce Resources, LLC to assist New York employers to act in accordance with NewYork’s state employment laws.  This manual was developed by employment law experts and will assist you in accessing answers to key questions you may have on a day-to-day basis.  The reference guide will help you quickly find pertinent information on a number of subjects including:

  • Child labor laws
  • Discrimination
  • Employment-at-will
  • Employee screening
  • Labor relations
  • Parental leave
  • Recordkeeping
  • Wages and hours
  • Workplace health and safety

We help our members cut costs and provide important benefits to their employees, with group insurance programs that are known for competitive costs and high-quality service.  And we serve as an information resource center for our members, providing an array of news and update services, seminars, networking, and individualized regulatory and legislative assistance to members who need it.

If you are not a member and would like to know more about The Business Council and how we can help your business, please visit our website at www.bcnys.org.  The Business Council looks forward to welcoming you as a member and invites you to let your voice be heard.