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Scholarship Deadline Extended

Scholarship Deadline Extended

| June 5, 2018

The deadline for completed scholarship applications for the 2018 Scholarship Award is EXTENDED to July 20, 2018. The scholarship award is $1,000 per year for a maximum award of $4,000. Please circulate this information to your management employees who may have a son, daughter or grandchild entering college in the fall of 2018.  Of course, […]

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2018 Annual Membership Meeting

2018 Annual Membership Meeting

| June 5, 2018

The Association’s Annual Membership Meeting will be held July 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Piccola Venezia Restaurant 42-01 28th Avenue, Astoria, New York 11103.  Attendance is voluntary but all are encouraged to attend.  Please download the registration form here if you plan to attend.

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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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Workers’ Compensation Rate Revision 10/1/2017

Workers’ Compensation Rate Revision 10/1/2017

| September 12, 2017

The State of New York approved a slight decrease in the rate for Code 5190 Electrical Wiring.  Effective with policies renewing on or after October 1, 2017, the loss cost for code 5190 will decrease 0.9% from 6.63 to 6.57.  This is welcome relief from last year’s 15.3% rate increase.  The NYS Assessment charge is […]

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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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April 2017 Legislative Update

April 2017 Legislative Update

| April 12, 2017

View  Legislative Update Apr 2017 for review of adopted 2017-18 NYS Budget

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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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