New Americans Job Fair featured employers from multiple sectors

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – On Saturday Senator Jeremy Cooney hosted a job fair featuring employers from different job sectors, including government, transportation, nonprofit and building trades. The purpose of this event was to provide New Americans with the opportunity to meet and network with representatives from different local and statewide organizations who are currently hiring. Participating organizations included RCSD, NYS DOT, URMC, City of Rochester, UNICON, Rochester and Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation, Alliance Plastics, multiple local school districts, and more. 

The job fair connected local businesses that are struggling with hiring and retaining employees with people new to the United States, and Rochester, who are looking for job opportunities.