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For workers impacted by COVID-19, click here to read about Pandemic Unemployment Insurance.  On March 27, 2020, the President of the United States signed a law that provides additional Unemployment Insurance assistance to workers impacted by COVID-19.  This Q&A is current as of March 31st.  (Source:  NYS...

Continuously updated - current hiring opportunities for job seekers and businesses in New York State. https://nyhirenow.usnlx.com/ (Source:  NYS Department of Labor, 3/30/20)...

The Office of Continuing Education is providing continued access to workforce and upskilling courses online and through live lecture format: For short, instructor-led and self-paced Ed2Go courses, you can register and pay online at: https://www.ed2go.com/adirondack/ For licensing, certificate and workforce training programs through Ed2Go, you can register and pay online...

Daily updated information to help employers with COVID-19 related topics such as furloughs and leaves, small business loans, health plan requirements on website of Bond, Schoeneck & King Attorneys:  https://www.bsk.com/coronavirus/overview#articles. (Source:  Bond, Schoeneck & King, https://www.bsk.com/, 3/30/20)...

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed and President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act or the CARES Act which provides certain relief for businesses and individuals amidst the coronavirus pandemic.  This Information Memo addresses certain significant aspects of relief available...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's updated information for employers on how to create safe work environments (including OSHA requirements), and communication to employees.  See link below: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fspecific-groups%2Fguidance-business-response.html (Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, https://www.cdc.gov/, update includes changes as of March 21, 2020)...

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) provides an update highlighting the various components of the massive stimulus bill.  Read at link below: Microsoft Word - IEDC Stimulus Update 3.25.20 (Source:  Saratoga Economic Development Corporation, http://www.saratogaedc.com, March 27, 2020)...

The federal CARES Act was signed into law March 27, 2020. The Act provides enhanced Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for New Yorkers. Here’s what you need to know:  https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/cares-act.shtm Use this step by step guide for filing unemployment insurance:  https://labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm (Source: New...

Empire State Development (ESD) has created this FAQ to offer information to businesses regarding State regulations and general guidance related to the coronavirus.  Updated 3/27/20. https://esd.ny.gov/novel-coronavirus-faq-businesses (Source:  New York State Department of Labor | Division of Employment & Workforce Solutions, 3/27/20)...

The Career Centers of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties are issuing free eLearning licenses to anyone interested in using the Metrix certification training solution: includes online courses, practice tests, practice labs, and test vouchers in the top industry certifications. Get FREE online training to build...