September 2020
Campolo Delivers Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Overlay Zoning District at LI Innovation Park at Hauppauge
Live-Work-Play Concept Will Help Secure Economic Viability
CMM Managing Partner Joe Campolo delivered remarks at a press conference on September 18, 2020 announcing the creation of the Smithtown overlay district, which will allow for the development of apartments in a section of the Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge. This legislation is the culmination of years of work led by Campolo as HIA-LI Board Chairman. Other speakers included Terri Alessi-Miceli of HIA-LI, Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim, Suffolk County Economic Development Commissioner Natalie Wright, Kelly Morris of Suffolk IDA, Mitch Pally of LIBI, and Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick. Read more or view remarks.
CMM Cares Clothing Drive - Now through October 23rd
In an effort to support members of our community and help them meet their daily needs, CMM Cares, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is collecting bagged clothing, bedding, towels, and more. If you would like to donate, please bring items to our headquarters at 4175 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 400, Ronkonkoma, by October 23rd.

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Recent Changes to New York State Voting Leave Rights for 2020 By Christine Malafi, Esq.
As Election Day approaches, employers should take note: last year, you may recall that New York State’s Election Law was amended to increase the amount of paid time off that employees could take to vote from two hours to up to three hours. This year, the law has reverted to the previous provisions with additional changes. Read more.
New York State Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law
By Christine Malafi, Esq.
During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York State enacted mandatory paid sick leave for full-time and part-time employees as part of the state’s 2020-2021 budget. The law provides for varying amounts of sick leave based on employer size and revenue.
Joe Campolo and Peter Klein hold a weekly webinar to share critical insights on the state of the Long Island business community and provide a macro perspective to help mitigate the economic fallout of the pandemic and move forward productively. Each episode features commentary on business, finance and much more with Long Island's distinguished industry experts, business leaders, and elected officials. View past videos and upcoming webinars.
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