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In the latest WXXI Business Report, DuPont is expanding its footprint at Eastman Business Park, a Webster-based automation company is expanding - which means more jobs, and a Fastrac gas and convenience stores have new ownership.

In this week’s WXXI Business Report:

--Paychex out with a new report on hiring growth at small businesses

--Controversy over unionization efforts at Spot Coffee in Buffalo

--Constellation Brands stands by its investment in the cannabis industry, but wasn’t thrilled with the recent financial report from Canopy Growth, in which it has a big stake.

Manpower is out with its survey of hiring over the next three months in the Rochester area, is there good news for job seekers? Also, Vuzix, a company making virtual reality and augmented reality glasses, has a new product allowing you to stream video services onto glasses you wear.

Plus, RIT announces the Herbert Vanden Brul Award winner, recognizing the leaders of Optimax.

In the latest WXXI Business Report: Find out if tariff concerns are having an effect on the hiring decisions made by small and medium-sized businesses.

Also, don't be surprised if you see the Kodak brand on a new instant digital camera and printer, plus there's a company at Eastman Business Park looking to get more efficient with its utilities.

In the latest WXXI Business Report: find out why workers at Spot Coffee in Rochester will unionize; learn about Monro Auto & Tire Centers' job growth at corporate headquarters; and find out where Fleet Feet Sports new location will be. 

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Randy Gorbman finds that there are efforts to get more businesses and nonprofit organizations to pay a livable wage, especially for people who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Plus, the latest employment numbers for the Rochester area show a modest gain in jobs, but it’s the continuation of a trend; and two local printing companies combine forces.

In the latest Business Report, Randy Gorbman finds a new fitness business that's starting up with a focus towards people that have felt shunned by other gyms.

Kodak is re-introducing industrial x-ray flim, and Conduent is getting new leadership.

In the latest WXXI Business Report - after Frontier announced they'll close their Henrietta call center in July, Henrietta Town Supervisor Steve Schultz says there is the potential for 1,000 jobs to come to town - likely call center-type operations. 

Also, there's change coming to the leadershp at The Bonadio Group, and news that Constellation Brands has bought a majority stake in a Tennessee whiskey maker.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, we talk about:

-The latest job growth numbers from the NYS Labor Dept.

-A move in the Cannabis industry that could also impact a deal with Constellation Brands

-Renovations at some Tops supermarkets

In this latest WXXI Business Report, New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand push to get the Laser Lab at the University of Rochester more funding.  Plus, Harris Corporation sells off one of its businesses to an Israeli company, and some of the iconic Genesee Brewery products will be getting a makeover.

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