The federal Small Business Administration released new guidance regarding forgiveness for the Paycheck Protection Program. The new guidance includes a simplified process for loans under $50,000 and clarifies lender responsibilities around borrower calculations and documentation. Click here to learn more.
New Seat Belt Law is in Effect
As of Sunday, November 1, all occupants of a vehicle, regardless of age or where they sit, are required to wear a seat belt in New York. This applies to personal cars, taxis and for-hire vehicles, including app-based trips. Learn more here.
2020 Work and Family Survey
To understand how New Yorkers’ relationships to work and family have changed due to the pandemic and to identify policy recommendations to advance moving forward, the Comptroller’s Office, in partnership with A Better Balance, is conducting a survey on workplace flexibility. Click here to complete it.
Get Your Seasonal Flu Vaccine
As the flu and COVID-19 will likely circulate at the same time this season, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever. Although the flu vaccine will not prevent COVID-19, it will help decrease the risk of you and your family getting sick and needing flu-related medical care. Find more information on where to get a flu vaccine here.