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Workers Compensation Rate Revision 10/1/2020

Workers Compensation Rate Revision 10/1/2020

| August 4, 2020

The State of New York approved a slight increase in the rate for Code 5190 Electrical Wiring. Effective with policies renewing on or after October 1, 2020, the loss cost for code 5190 will increase 0.8% from 4.90 to 4.94. The loss cost rate, multiplied by a carrier loss cost multiplier yields the total rate charged by […]

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NYC Joins All Regions with Phase Four Opening

NYC Joins All Regions with Phase Four Opening

| June 3, 2020

NYC has now joined the other 9 regions in NYS for Phase 4 opening. For detailed information regarding re-opening protocols visit the NYS website here  

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Long Island Joins Regions Open for Construction

Long Island Joins Regions Open for Construction

| May 27, 2020

The construction industry is classified under Phase – One of the re-opening plan for New York State.  As of May 27, 2020, each region of the State has entered phase one with the exception of New York City. Further information on the safety requirements and required affirmation can be accessed by following this link  

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Construction to Begin Reopening by Region

Construction to Begin Reopening by Region

| May 14, 2020

Construction has been classified as PHASE ONE, allowing business to resume on a regional basis, subject to following the health and safety guidelines.  There are 10 regions statewide.  Several upstate regions have met the criteria to reopen for phase one industries upon the expiration of NY Pause effective 5/15/2020.  Several more regions are close. Please […]

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2020 Annual Scholarship Award

2020 Annual Scholarship Award

| May 11, 2020

The Scholarship Committee is now taking applications, with a deadline of JUNE 26, 2020.  The application can be downloaded here. Children and grand children of owners, officers and management employees of member firms in good standing are eligible.  The scholarship is awarded to a high school senior who will be entering college in the fall […]

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Legislative Update April

Legislative Update April

| April 27, 2020

View highlights of the 2020/2021 NYS Executive Budget  Here

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OSHA Memorandum on COVID 19 Enforcement Guidance

OSHA Memorandum on COVID 19 Enforcement Guidance

| April 16, 2020

April 13, 2020- This Interim Enforcement Response Plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) provides instructions and guidance to Area Offices and compliance safety and health officers (CSHOs) for handling COVID-19-related complaints, referrals, and severe illness reports. The scope of this guidance covers all investigations and inspections specifically related to the workplace hazard of SARS-CoV-2 (severe […]

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COVID-19 Useful Links

COVID-19 Useful Links

| March 30, 2020

Below is a list of links with information regarding COVID-19:   Health NY CDC OSHA – Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID -19 NYC Health NYC Mayor’s Office US Department of Labor – Coronavirus  

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Updated Guidance for Construction under “PAUSE-NY”

Updated Guidance for Construction under “PAUSE-NY”

| March 30, 2020

Guidance current as of April 24, 2020, per Executive Order 202.6.  The Empire State Development Corporation has issued further updated guidance for construction under the Governor’s “PAUSE-NY” Executive Orders.   Follow the link to ESD Guidance here. The guidance of April 24, 2020 has been updated for “essential” construction as follows: 9. Construction All non-essential construction […]

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Legislative Update August 2019

Legislative Update August 2019

| August 20, 2019

Follow link here to August 2019 newsletter.

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