State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera today joined Whole Foods Regional President Christina Minardi, customers and new team members, to announce new jobs coming to the Capital Region with the opening of Whole Foods Market’s newest location at Colonie Center. 

The Grand Opening and “Bread Breaking” Ceremony marks the company’s 15th location in New York State. Through Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s New York Works program, the State Department of Labor partnered with Whole Foods to hire more than 260 people.

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