March 20 2020
COVID-19, General

NYS Issues Guidance on Essential Business

New York State has issued guidance as to what businesses are considered essential and those subject to the mandated 75% workforce reduction. We strongly encourage ALL businesses review these requirements and comply given the greater need for public health and safety.    However, if you feel your business provides an

March 20 2020
COVID-19, General

The Share Work Option for Manufacturers Looking to Keep Workers Safe and Meet Workforce Reductions

Manufacturers looking for ways to keep their workers safe and reduce their workforces to 25 percent in response to COVID-19-related reduction requirements may want to consider a Share Work Program. This New York State Department of Labor program enables employers to keep trained staff and avoid layoffs. Capital Region companies

March 19 2020
COVID-19, General

Takeaways from and Tips Relating to Executive Order for Workforce Restrictions and Essential Services

Below are some CEG tips and takeaways from Gov. Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.6  requiring non-essential businesses to reduce their n-person workforce at any work locations by 50 percent (later stated to be reduced to 25 percent) no later than March 20 at 8 p.m. The workforce restrictions take effect at

March 19 2020
COVID-19, News

Governor Orders Reduced Workforce Requirements for Nonessential Businesses

CEG is poised to Capital Region businesses navigate the executive order Gov. Andrew Cuomo today issued an executive order requiring all businesses and not-for-profit entities “to the maximum extent possible, any telecommuting or work from home procedures that they can safely utilize.” The executive order provides exceptions for businesses and

March 19 2020
News, Software/Gaming/IT

Capital Region Digital Gaming Studios Keep People Connected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2020 ALBANY, NEW YORK – Several Capital Region digital gaming studios are playing an important role in supporting the online networks that are keeping a rapidly growing number of people connected. Helping these large studios and others in the region rise to the occasion is an 8.3

March 18 2020
COVID-19, General

A message from President & CEO Andrew Kennedy about COVID-19

CEG is committed to exercising caution in response to continuing developments to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in accordance with evolving guidelines from NYS and local public health officials. To ensure the safety of our staff, members, and clients, we will be working remotely as much as possible, with a plan

March 17 2020
News

Economic Development Month in Review: February, 2020

For the Top Economic Development News of the Month, CEG selects news articles about projects or developments that promise to improve and/or transform the Capital Region’s economy, particularly those that related to manufacturing and initiatives outlined in, Capital 20.20, a five-year, multi-pronged plan for bringing economic prosperity to the entire

March 17 2020
Population Health Technology, R&D

The Research Connection – March 2020: Population Health Technology Edition

Featured R&D projects: MortalityMinder: A Tool for Analyzing County-level Mortality Trends App-Based Device to Accelerate Recovery for Chronic Pain, Other Illnesses Population Health Observatory This edition’s contributors: SUNY Research Foundation | University at Albany | University at Buffalo | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute MortalityMinder: A Tool for Analyzing County-level Mortality Trends

March 13 2020
News

Week in Review: March 9 – March 13, 2020

  Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS Plug Power added 150 jobs last year “Fuel cell maker

March 6 2020
News

Week in Review: March 2 – March 6, 2020

  Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS World’s fastest computer goes to work for GE scientists in

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