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BNP Advocacy Insider – September 2021

Hochul Takes Oath, BNP Offers Recommendations for First 100 Days In the wake of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, Kathy Hochul became the 57th Governor of the State of New York. BNP President and CEO Dottie Gallagher sent Hochul a welcome letter to Governor Hochul and recommended actions Hochul should

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9.7.21 Advocacy Alert: Hochul Triggers HERO Act – Employer Checklist

What Happened?  Yesterday, Governor Kathy Hochul designated COVID-19 as a “highly contagious communicable disease,” citing rising case numbers and concerns about the delta variant. This declaration is significant because it triggers the NY HERO Act.  In June, former Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the NY HERO Act, which mandated infectious disease prevention protocols for all employers in

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