Author Archive: Jay Mangione

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2019 Winter Meeting, Barbados

2019 Winter Meeting, Barbados

| September 5, 2018

Make plans to join us join us for the Association’s 120th Anniversary and Winter Meeting at the Barbados Hilton Resort! The dates are Saturday January 26 – Wednesday January 30, 2019.  This Meeting will be a wonderful opportunity to relax and network with your fellow industry members. Note the reservation deadline is October 19, 2018, […]

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Workers’ Comp. Rate Revision 10/1/2018

Workers’ Comp. Rate Revision 10/1/2018

| September 5, 2018

The State of New York has approved an overall rate decrease of 11.7%, while individual industry class codes may move more or less than the average. Effective with policies renewing on or after October 1, 2018, the loss cost for Electrical Wiring code 5190 will decrease 13.7% from 6.57 to 5.67. This marks the second […]

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September 2018 Legislative Update

September 2018 Legislative Update

| September 5, 2018

Review of the 2018 NYS Legislative session. Download highlights of legislative session here  

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April 2018 Legislative Update

April 2018 Legislative Update

| April 3, 2018

The 2018 NYS Executive Budget passed on March 31st.  Thanks to the many letters, calls and memos we were successful in defeating the Governor’s efforts to do major expansions of the MWBE program and the authority and scope of design-build statutes.  For highlights of the enacted budget click here  

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2018 NYS Executive Budget Highlights

2018 NYS Executive Budget Highlights

| April 2, 2018

The Governor presented his 2018-2019 Executive budget to the Legislature in late January and hasubsequently submitted his 30-day amendments. View 2018 Budget highlights here

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September 2017 Legislative Update

September 2017 Legislative Update

| September 14, 2017

View  Legislative Update Sept 2017 for review of 2017 Legislative session.

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2018 Annual Scholarship Award

2018 Annual Scholarship Award

| May 8, 2017

Since 1992 the State Association has been awarding an annual scholarship to help advance the educational pursuits of college bound students.  The scholarship award is $1,000 per year for a maximum award of $4,000. The scholarship application may be downloaded here.  Note that the deadline for filing the application is JUNE 22, 2018. Please circulate […]

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March 2017 Budget Update

March 2017 Budget Update

| March 21, 2017

View March Legislative Update for status of Budget negotiations on issues we are tracking.

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2017 OSHA POSTING

2017 OSHA POSTING

| October 11, 2016

OSHA requires firms with 11 or more employees to record injuries during the 2016 calendar year on the 300 log, and then post the summary form 300A for the period February 1 to April 30, 2017. Note that it is not necessary to record cases where only first-aid was rendered. If there were no injuries, […]

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August 2016 Legislative Update

August 2016 Legislative Update

| April 13, 2016

View highlights of Legislative session: Legislative Update

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