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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)...

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)...

Local leaders discuss the business impact of COVID-19 with Congresswoman Elise Stefanik. Click here for the full audio recording.  The focus of this meeting was to learn more about the Federal Stimulus package that is poised for passage within the next 48 hours. (Source:  Saratoga County Prosperity...

Important Information For Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) BUSINESS IMPACT SURVEY The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership (SCPP), in collaboration with our local, state, and federal community and business partners, is conducting a survey to identify Saratoga County businesses in need of assistance, how the Saratoga County economy has...

COVID-19 - Get your questions answered. In association with the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau, the Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership, SEDC, the Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association and Saratoga’s Star Radio.Visit https://www.starsaratoga.com/covid19/ and scroll down to COVID-19...

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) federal disaster loan program has been approved for all counties in NYS and is available for applications.  Low-interest loans for working capital are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private non-profit organizations suffering...

For Release: Immediate – Monday, March 23, 2020 AlbanyCanCode Adds Free Online Coding Class for Adults During Coronavirus Outbreak  Class serving adults joins two additional classes for children; Instruction is timely amid new workforce demands driven by the growing digital economy Albany, NY – AlbanyCanCode, a nonprofit dedicated to creating a...

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has developed a Frequently Answered Questions (FAQs) to address questions related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) to help state and local workforce leaders, and other stakeholders and partners to assist the public workforce system during this crisis.  (Link here at WorkforceGPS...