Coronavirus Update: Essential Businesses

Coronavirus Update Friday, March 19, 2020 NYS Update: During his public address on 3/19/2020, Governor Cuomo announced he will be revising the executive order directing non-essential businesses to implement work-from-home policies. Governor Cuomo stated non-essential businesses that rely on in-office personnel must decrease their in-office workforce from 50% to 75%. This executive order goes into … Continued

Coronavirus Update: Onsite Workforce, FMLA, Unemployment Claims

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Governor Cuomo announced an agreement on the paid sick leave bill for those impacted by the virus. The provisions are set to take place immediately upon passage. As soon as this is finalized, we will provide updated information.

Working Remotely: Establishing a Policy

As we continue to learn about CVOID-19, many employers are turning to remote environments to run their day to day business in the interim. As you explore this opportunity we wanted to provide you with some thought-provoking guidelines in an effort to assist you with creating a policy for your business.

ESC Coronavirus Alert: Recommended Protocols for Employers

An ESC Special Alert:  Employer Recommended Protocols for COVID-19 As you know, the World Health Organization, classified the virus as a pandemic due to the number of cases worldwide.  In order for anything to change locally,  the CDC or a state or local government entity would also need to make a similar designation for additional … Continued