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Friday, September 17, 2021
U.S. Department of Labor | September 16, 2021   US Department of Labor, worker advocates host event to help tipped workers, employers understand wage and hour protections betterOne Fair Wage, Service Workers United for Power, High Road Restaurants to participateWASHINGTON – To help the nation’s pandemic recovery, the U.S. Department of Labor launched its Essential Workers’ Essential ...read more
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Monday, September 13, 2021
There are certain conveniences (and necessities) that businesses adapted during COVID that customers have become accustomed to. So, if you’re making plans for a “return to normal” you may just want to reevaluate what that looks like based on your customers’ newly developed expectations. Delivery and Curbside Pick-up Whether you serve food or sell non-edible items, people have become accustomed ...read more
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Tuesday, September 07, 2021
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Tuesday, September 07, 2021
Tropical Depression Ida Emergency Response Resources  Governor Hochul Announces Federal Approval for Major Disaster Declaration in Wake of Ida FloodingDeclaration Provides Federal Financial Relief for Local Governments and New Yorkers Impacted by Flooding and Supplies Individual and Public Assistance to Those Recovering from Damage of Hurricane IdaNew Yorkers Who Have Been Displaced, Including ...read more
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
COVID Economic AidPaycheck Protection ProgramNew COVID Relief Program Report has been posted with top-line data as of 3/4/21 (this past Thursday).                                Covering top-line data from PPP, Forgiveness, EIDL and the completed 2020 EIDL AdvanceNew "Get help with your PPP loan page" (Spanish version), including info about PPP webinar seriesUpdated First Draw (SP), Second ...read more
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Monday, July 20, 2020
4 Marketing Tips for Businesses with No Marketing Budget   You likely have heard the phrase, “you need to spend money to make money.” I'm not here to argue that from either side but digital marketing has allowed businesses with very small budgets to make a big impression. While it hasn't exactly leveled the playing field, it certainly has helped businesses gain a larger audience with very little ...read more
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Monday, July 13, 2020
Change These 3 Things in Your Business Now for a Stronger Recovery  With numbers of COVID infections increasing daily in many states, people are wondering when it will end and when we can begin to start feeling confident in an economic recovery.  No one knows for sure when recovery will begin.  In the meantime, there are a few things we know about how business and customers have changed. You ...read more
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Monday, June 29, 2020
5 Ways to Communicate Difficult Business Messages    If there's one thing 2020 has shown us, it's how to bolster our communication skills. We've had cause for a lot of really difficult conversations with our customers. Nobody ever wants to give bad news but 2020 seems like the year we have to keep reiterating and sharpening our communication skills with difficult messages.  But if you feel like ...read more
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