New York Updates

 
New Eligibility for New York Forward Loan Fund
Effective immediately, small businesses and non-profits that received a PPP loan of $50,000 or less can be eligible for a NYFLF loan:
 
An Eligible Small Business must:
 
  • Employ 20 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees;
 
  • Have gross revenues of less than $3 million per year;
 
  • Must not have received a U.S. Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program of greater than $50,000 or an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) for COVID-19 of any amount, except for EIDL advance grant of up to $10,000;
 
  • Have suffered a direct economic hardship as a result of COVID-19 related social distancing policies and stay-at-home order that have materially impacts their operations;
 
  • Been in business for at least 1 year as of the date of the application; and
 
  • Be located in the State of New York.

MORE DETAILS
 
Join this webinar with guest speaker Matt Kennedy from Empire State Development provides us with everything you need to know regarding the new eligibility.
 
 
October 6th | 1:00 PM - 2:00PM
 
New Labor Laws
 
Governor Cuomo enacted a law that provides benefits - including sick leave, paid family leave, and disability benefits - to New York employees impacted by mandatory or precautionary orders of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. MORE INFO
 
 
October 13th | Noon - 1:00PM
HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT PERIOD EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 31, 2020 - The Chamber can help!
 
New Yorkers without health insurance can apply for coverage through the NY State of Health MarketplaceHere at the Yates County Chamber, we maintain a health insurance program and ensure thousands of residents of Yates County. We have NYS Licensed staff on hand to help with coverage interpretation and enrollment. They are trained on the group insurances, direct and on the NY Exchange.