Manufacturing Council Hosts: Employer Liability Protection
May 28, 2020
The Manufacturing Council hosted a virtual meeting for all local employers, especially in the manufacturing sector, who are concerned about facility safety standards and employee safety in an ever-changing business and regulatory climate.
The event was presented by Bond, Schoeneck and King, PLLC, and focused on protecting the future of your company while meeting governmental regulations and safety protocols.
Watch the presentation below to get detailed insight on:
- Phased reopening requirements and compliance with New York State’s interim safety guidance.
- COVID-19’s impact on state and federal paid sick leave.
- Protection from third-party and employee liability.
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.
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.
The federal CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, known as CHIPS+, was signed into law by President Biden on August 9, 2022. This new legislation directs $52 billion toward renewing the heavily outsourced U.S. semiconductor manufacturing sector and reinvigorating U.S. chip research and development activities.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —Dottie Gallagher, president of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, said fears of random testing and possible quarantines in Ontario all worked to discourage significant aspects of the region’s integrated economy. She called the move “quite frankly, long overdue,” especially for those travelers discouraged to even try navigating requirements like ArriveCan.