August 31, 2020
Workforce Development & COVID-19
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A Crisis Within A Crisis - The Untapped Talent of People with Disabilities

This episode of The Future Works explores the unique challenges facing the community of providers supporting individuals with disabilities across New York, and the uphill battle to get this untapped talent employed. To help the broader workforce field and partners understand the current landscape, the stark difference in employment rates, and health challenges NYATEP is joined by Michael Seereiter, President and CEO for the NY Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation 

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Giving and Receiving Feedback
When: September 1st (TOMORROW)
Time: 11:00AM

Giving effective feedback, like all skills, requires practice and patience. Feedback, however, is a two-way street, as we benefit from feedback most when we not only deliver it, but learn to graciously accept it and understand what to do with it. Feedback can highlight the things that we are doing well and should continue doing and also makes us aware of or reminds us of areas where we can improve. 
Specialty Clinics Closed

ELIZABETHTOWN — Elective specialty clinics at the University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s main campus will be postponed for two weeks.

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New Paid Leave for COVID-19

In response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York State, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has guaranteed workers job protection and financial compensation in the event they, or their minor dependent child, are subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation issued by the state of New York, the Department of Health, local board of health, or any government entity duly authorized to issue such order due to COVID-19.* See Guidance For Obtaining An Order For Mandatory Or Precautionary Quarantine.

*These benefits are not available to New Yorkers who take non-work related trips to states with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents, or higher than a 10% test positivity rate over a seven day rolling average (view restricted states).

Governor Cuomo issues a daily update on COVID-19, including policy updates, resources, and ways you can help. Sign up here for the latest COVID-19 updates from New York State.