Workforce Development & COVID-19 – Today’s Update
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March 27, 2020
CDC and OSHA Guidelines for Businesses 
All employers need to consider how best to decrease the spread of COVID-19 and lower the impact in their workplace.

Information on how to create safe work environments (including OSHA requirements); and communication to employees can be found by clicking this link
Upcoming Webinar
Connectivity during Quarantine: Technical and Legal Implications of COVID-19 
Thursday, April 2, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Technical and Legal Implications of COVID-19
  • Cindy Mallory, Emerging Technology Strategist, Worldwide TechServices
  • Jesse Overall, Fintech and Capital Markets Attorney, Clifford Chance
  • Johnny Evers, Sr. Director of Government Affairs, Director of The Business Council’s Information Technology & Telecommunications Committee

During this webinar you will learn about:

  • How has social distancing disrupted profit and productivity?
  • What are local companies doing to address bottlenecks caused by quarantine?
  • What are social and legal implications to working remotely?
  • What are security and digital connectivity factors small businesses should consider when their employees are offsite?
  • How are schools, “non-essential” and “essential” businesses adjusting to physicality restrictions?
  • What legal issues arise from conducting business online, rather than in person? What is the legal framework for electronically executing documents in New York?
  • What is the outlook for the next week/month/year? What are lasting implications caused by COVID-19?
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Special & Urgent Needs Fund Now Available to Help Adirondack Communities Respond to COVID-19
Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN)

Many employers are making the difficult decision to lay off workers during this period of closures and reduced business activity. Most probably have not had to file a WARN Act notice before. 
**Unemployment Insurance**
Filing for Unemployment Insurance

Extended telephone filing hours as follows:
Monday through Thursday, 8am to 7:30pm.
Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm.
Saturday, 7:30am to 8:00pm.

  • Click HERE for the link to our website
  • Click on Covid-19 Workforce Resources
  • Unemployment Insurance Information
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