Re-Opening Phase 1: Construction

New York has issued rules for the re-opening of construction as a part of Phase 1.  Eligible construction includes: Building Equipment Contractors, Building Finishing Contractors, Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors, Highway, Street and Bridge Construction, Land Subdivision, Nonresidential Building Construction, Residential Building Construction. and Utility System Construction. Construction Guidelines for Employers and Employees Available at the link above, New York […]

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Update To Regional Re-Opening

The May 12th update to the Regional COVID-19 Metrics shows that four regions are now eligible to open on May 15th: Finger Lakes Mohawk Valley North Country Southern Tier Central New York Region inched closer to meeting the minimum COVID-19 testing rate (30 per 1,000 residents per month).

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Governor Cuomo Announces Criteria for Regional Re-Opening

On April 28, 2020, Governor Cuomo set forth criteria for a regional reopening of the state from the mandatory closures imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The regions are: • Capital Region • Central New York • Finger Lakes • Mid-Hudson Valley • Mohawk Valley • New York City • North Country • Long Island • […]

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Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 266) passed the Senate on April 21, 2020, and is pending in the House. The following is subject to both passage in the House and signature by the President. A summary of the Act: Increased Funding: The amount appropriated for loans under the Paycheck Protection […]

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