Category Archives: Government

Food Bank to host special distribution for federal employees

In response to the federal government shutdown, the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley will host a special distribution for out-of-work federal employees on Thursday, January 24 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Food Bank (195 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY). The distribution is open to all furloughed federal employees (or those who are working and […]

United Way Launches United for U.S. Coalition to Help Those Impacted By Government Shutdown

Poughkeepsie & Newburgh, NY — United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is pleased to be part of United Way Worldwide’s United for U.S. Coalition, a joint effort by United Way’s corporate partners, organized labor, the United Way network and nonprofits to assist furloughed federal workers and others impacted by the ongoing government shutdown. “We are […]

Orange County Chamber of Commerce hosts another SOLD OUT Event!

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the success of another sold-out event.  The Chamber hosts a General Membership breakfast every second Thursday of every month.  Each month a different topic and speaker comes to speak to the Orange County Chamber members and guests, with an added opportunity of networking. Every breakfast is a […]

Five Employment Law Trends to Lookout for in the Year 2019

Five 2019 Employment Law Trends to Lookout For - OCCC

Paid Family Leave In 2019, eligible employees in New York State will receive up to 10 weeks of Paid Family Leave and up to 55% of their average weekly wage (capped at 55% of the State’s average weekly wage) during their paid leave. The maximum benefit of 12 weeks off and 67% of average weekly wage will […]