Webisode – COVID-19 Latest Updates for Employers from Phillips Lytle 3.20.20
March 22, 2020
The Partnership organized a ZOOM call for our Manufacturing Council members with Phillips Lytle LLP on Friday, 3/20. Craig Bucki discussed the legal implications of the New York State Executive Order on COVID-19 workforce reduction.
You can read more about the workforce reduction mandate and the most recent COVID-19 Updates and Implications Local Businesses here.
You can listen to the audio below:
Staff Spotlight: Meet Kenya Hobbs
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COVID-19 Bulletin: Tax Credits Available for COVID-Related Costs
Small businesses can now apply for a new tax credit to help offset COVID-19 costs. The $250 million COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program will cover up to 50% of eligible expenses, for a maximum benefit of $25,000.
Staff Spotlight: Meet Stephanie Wehrlin
We are pleased to introduce Stephanie Wehrlin, BNP’s Assistant Event and Program Manager as our latest Staff Spotlight.
Stephanie has a specific focus on our Young Professional division, BN360. She creates an engaging platform for young professionals in the Buffalo Niagara region to connect, collaborate, learn, and be empowered.
Learn a little bit more about Stephanie in this brief Q&A.
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