August 20, 2020
Workforce Development & COVID-19
Today’s Update

OneWorkSource is working hard to keep you updated daily
with local info on COVID-19 & the workforce.

Check out our website for our daily newsletters and other information to stay informed.

Stay healthy!
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How COVID-19 Leave Policies Will Affect Employers

When: August 26th
Time: 12PM

Please join the North Country Chamber and our guest speaker, Jaci Kelleher Esq. of Stafford Owens Law Firm, PLLC as we discuss how COVID-19 leave policies (and those that existed before COVID) interrelate and how they should be implemented.

Example questions to be covered:

·    What are leave time requirements with a hybrid school schedule?
·    What might happen if COVID numbers increase regionally?
·    What information should you be providing to your employees ahead of the start of the school year?

Please note that we will be accepting questions in advance for this session - they may be submitted through the registration button below or by emailing
AEDC Entrepreneurship Course - Coming to You Virtually in September 2020 

The following are a summary of anticipated course topics: 
·    Insurance for Small Business
·    Laws, Regulations, Taxes
·    Management
·    Market Analysis
·    Targeted Marketing
·    E-Commerce
·    Accounting for Small Business
·    Technology
·    Legal Concerns
·    Cash Flow Management
·    Bookkeeping
·    Business Financing

·    Limited spots available
·    $25 participant cost
·    all other instruction and material fees sponsored
Webinars: Did you miss a webinar?
You can find them all at the North Country Chamber of Commerce website.
Exemptions for Essential Workers

Exceptions to the travel advisory are permitted for essential workers and are limited based on the duration of time in designated states, as well as the intended duration of time in New York. The Commissioner of Health may additionally grant an exemption to the travel advisory based upon extraordinary circumstances, which do not warrant quarantine, but may be subject to the terms and conditions applied to essential workers or terms and conditions otherwise imposed by the Commissioner in the interest of public health.

Short Term – for essential workers traveling to New York State for a period of less than 12 hours.

Medium Term – for essential workers traveling to New York State for a period of less than 36 hours, requiring them to stay overnight.

Long Term – for essential workers traveling to New York State for a period of greater than 36 hours, requiring them to stay several days.
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.