New York Related News

New NYC Sick Leave Law Expands Usage for Persons ‘Equivalent of Family’ and Safe Leave

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

By Eric B. Sigda| Kristine J. Feher| Danielle E. Gonnella| The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs has issued a revised Notice of Employee Rights under the Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA), formerly the Earned Sick Time Act (ESTA), codified at § 20-911 et seq. Effective May 5, 2018, ESSTA now permits employees to use […]

Governor Cuomo Announces New U.S. Climate Alliance Initiatives to Mark One-Year Anniversary of President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from the Global Paris Climate Accord

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

U.S. Climate Alliance Initiatives Draw on New York State’s Leadership in Combatting Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Reforming the Energy Vision Initiative, and Nation’s Largest Green Bank New Commitments Include Reducing ‘Super Pollutants,’ Expanding Clean Energy Financing, Storing Carbon in Landscapes, and Softening the Negative Impact of Federal Solar Tariffs U.S. Climate Alliance States Remain on […]

New York City Launches New Initiative to Help Women Succeed

Monday, May 21st, 2018

By Amanda Arnold   On Wednesday morning, New York City First Lady Chirlane McCrayand Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen launched women.nyc, a new online portal through which women can access the resources they need to achieve personal and professional success.   At a roundtable the day before, McCray and Glen spoke about New York City’s track record of helping working women: […]

5 Recommendations for the Mayor’s FDI Strategy to Capture Some of the Investment Inflow

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

It seems international businesses are booming in the U.S. New York City opened its doors in beta version in Brooklyn. New York City is the newest addition to international-focused accelerator programs and co-working places and an example of significant foreign direct investment (FDI) into New York City. A few months ago, the Partnership for New […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking at University at Albany’s Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex

Friday, April 20th, 2018

The $180 Million Project Will be Completed in 2021  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the University at Albany broke ground on its Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex at the Harriman State Office Campus – paving the way for a new interdisciplinary hub for STEM research, public policy development and entrepreneurship. The $180 million […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Burgard High School’s Advanced Manufacturing Labs

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art Welding Lab, and renovations of the existing Machine Tool Lab and Auto Lab at Burgard High School in Buffalo. The $3.2 million Buffalo Billion initiative lead by Alfred State College provides the high-tech tools students need to train for careers in welding, […]

Two Counties Added to SBA Disaster Declaration in New York

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Cayuga and Monroe counties have been added to the Presidential declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by flooding from May 2 through Aug. 6, 2017. Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations that provide non-critical services located in Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Saint Lawrence […]

International Business Updates from NYC

Monday, October 30th, 2017

By NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs IN2NYC The International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC) is now accepting applications. The IN2NYC program facilitates collaborative partnerships between international entrepreneurs and City University of New York (CUNY) schools, enabling entrepreneurs to be eligible for cap-exempt H-1B visas. Through the program, entrepreneurs gain access to workspace, equipment, and other amenities […]

NYC Delivers First-Ever City Plan to Meet the Goals of the Paris Climate Agreement

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Plan identifies actions NYC will take in the next three years to accelerate emissions reductions in support of the global l.5° Celsius warming target NEW YORK—In fulfillment of Mayor de Blasio’s June executive order to adopt and commit the City to the principles of the Paris Agreement, the Mayor today, in coordination with MOS and […]

Governor Cuomo Breaks Ground on $75 Million Cold Spring Harbor Labs Center for Therapeutics Research

Friday, October 13th, 2017

New Center Will Support the Thriving Biotechnology, Research and Academic Community on Long Island Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today broke ground on the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Center for Therapeutics Research project on Long Island. The new $75 million initiative applies the Laboratory’s biomedical expertise to advance therapeutics for genetic diseases. CSHL is a world-leader in […]