CNY Business Journal has named Turning Stone Enterprises one of the Best Places to Work for 2024. This honor recognizes the organization’s long-time commitment to establishing itself as a workplace of choice in Central New York with initiatives that include innovative team member housing, market-leading pay and benefits, paid on-the-job training and the creation of new opportunities for career advancement with the continuous growth and diversification of the Oneida Indian Nation’s enterprises.

Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (June 10, 2024) – Continuing its legacy as one of Central New York’s top employers, Turning Stone Enterprises has been named one of the Best Places to Work for 2024 by CNY Business Journal. The parent organization for the business operations of the Oneida Indian Nation, Turning Stone Enterprises is among the largest employers in Central New York with a team of over 5,000 individuals spanning hotels, restaurants, gaming, golf, spas, convenience stores and more.

Ranking among CNY Business Journal’s Best Places to Work reflects Turning Stone Enterprises’ long-time reputation as one of the region’s top employers and the organization’s commitment to investments in the success and well-being of its team. These include team member housing, market-leading pay, paid training opportunities, scholarships, tuition reimbursement programs, generous healthcare benefits, retirement savings for full-time team members and more.

This level of investment will substantially increase with the evolution of Turning Stone Resort Casino, the largest expansion of the resort in two decades. The Turning Stone Evolution will double the resort’s existing conference facilities and create a new hotel, restaurant, beautiful outdoor spaces and more. In addition to these new amenities, the Evolution will also include a new team member healthcare center offering the highest-quality care with expanded hours to accommodate team members and their families across all shifts. The Evolution, along with the upcoming expansion of Point Place Casino, will also create a host of new opportunities for team members to explore new roles and advance their careers in a wide variety of areas.

“We are honored to be recognized by CNY Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work in Central New York,” said Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative and Turning Stone Enterprises CEO. “Our team members have played an essential role in the growth and success of our enterprises, and we are committed to recognizing their contributions in every way possible, from taking an innovative approach to benefits to creating new opportunities to help them grow lifetime careers with us.”

Each year, CNY Business Journal conducts the CNY Best Places to Work Survey to identify outstanding workplaces throughout Central New York based on team member feedback. Survey respondents are asked to evaluate their workplaces based on criteria that include leadership, connections in the workplace, pay, benefits, overall job satisfaction and more.


About Turning Stone Enterprises

Turning Stone Enterprises is the parent organization for all business operations of the Oneida Indian Nation. One of the largest employers in Central New York with more than 5,000 team members, Turning Stone Enterprises’ portfolio of hospitality, gaming and recreational destinations includes Turning Stone Resort Casino, YBR Casino & Sports Book, Point Place Casino, The Lake House at Sylvan Beach, The Cove at Sylvan Beach, Maple Leaf Market and SavOn convenience stores, an RV park, two marinas, a hunting preserve and salmon-fishing destination and Wáhta’ Maple Farm. Collectively, these properties offer guests from across the region and around the world five award-winning hotels, nearly 30 signature restaurants and dining venues, two spas, five golf courses, Las Vegas-style casino gaming, a state-of-the-art sports betting lounge, two concert venues and several nightlife venues.

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