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8.10 COVID-19 Bulletin: President’s Executive Orders

President’s Executive Orders As negotiations over another federal stimulus package have stalled on Capitol Hill, President Trump issued several Executive Orders over the weekend. The moves have a direct impact on both employers and employees, although the legality of the President’s actions is being challenged. As a result, much remains

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SHRM Recertification Provider

Partnership Named SHRM Recertification Provider

The Partnership has officially been named an authorized Recertification Provider by the Society for Human Resource Management.      The Buffalo Niagara Partnership has officially been named an authorized Recertification Provider by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With this certification, participants in our qualified educational trainings and other HR-related programming will now have the

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7/23 Webisode: Contact Tracing – What Employers Need to Know

Employers know they play a critical role in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keeping Buffalo Niagara’s economy moving forward. Part of that responsibility includes working hand-in-hand with county health departments to effectively deploy contact tracing if an employee is diagnosed with COVID-19. In response, The Partnership hosted a

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6.29 COVID-19 Bulletin: WNY Cleared to Enter Phase 4 Tomorrow

UPDATE: WNY Cleared to Enter Phase 4 Tomorrow  Western New York has been approved to enter Phase 4 of reopening tomorrow, Tuesday, June 30th. New York State released Guidelines for Phase 4 Industries last week. The guidelines issued for Phase 4 industries also include a Business Safety Plan Template. Having a clear and

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6.15 COVID-19 Bulletin: WNY Cleared for Phase 3 Reopening

UPDATE: WNY Cleared for Phase 3 Reopening New York State has cleared Western New York to reopen Phase 3 of our economy tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Phase 3 industries are as follows: Food Services Personal Care Guidance for Phase 3 industries can be found HERE. Phase 3 business join

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2020 Census: Why it Matters

UPDATE: The deadline to complete the 2020 Census has been extended to October 31, 2020. As of 9/28/20, The City of Buffalo’s current Census Self Response rate is only around 54%. As the Buffalo Niagara region is slowly taking steps towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important

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