Major Changes to New York’s Harassment Laws Make Administrative Claims More Likely

On Monday, August 12, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a major expansion of the state’s workplace harassment and anti-discrimination laws. The amendments continue to expand employer obligations to prevent and prohibit all forms of harassment based on protected characteristics. The mandatory sexual harassment and discrimination training, together with headline news around the country read more

Julie Edwards

Title: Owner, Willow Hill Farm in Keeseville, NY Family: 3 adult children, 5 stepchildren, and many foster children over the years. Hometown: Hydesville, Maryland Education: B.A. in philosophy from the University of Delaware Community Involvement: 25 years of involvement with U.S. Pony Club – a national organization dedicated to teaching children about horses and riding. read more

Small Business is a big Chamber Priority

From restaurants and hospitality businesses to contractors, professional services and even manufacturers, small businesses have always made up the great majority of the North Country Chamber’s membership and they always will. And our many direct business support services as well as activities, such as our advocacy efforts in Albany and Washington, reflect this. As we read more

Out on a Limb

Steve Frazier is a professional climbing arborist. He owns and operates Arbor-Ops LLC, an expert tree service, out of Keeseville, NY. “By the nature of my job I am considered an industrial athlete, my gym is your yard,” said Frazier. He acknowledges that tree climbers are a breed apart, and he may just be more read more