The NY HERO Act: Employer requirements

The NY HERO Act: Employer requirements

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed chapter amendments for the New York Health and Essential Rights Act—also known as the NY HERO Act—last month, which ease the regulatory burden for many businesses. What is the NY HERO Act? The NY HERO Act is intended to prevent current and...

The New Hampshire Legislature in the COVID era

The New Hampshire Legislature in the COVID era

New Hampshire Republicans have control of the state Senate, House and Executive Council after the November election—following Democratic majorities in all three arenas the last two years. Gov. Chris Sununu was re-elected for his third term after defeating state Sen....

N.J.: Murphy reopens state; offers guidance to offices, and lifts mandate for mask wearing

Liability of reopening

There is a saying that once is chance, twice is coincidence, thrice is a pattern. I have learned to take that saying to heart at PIA Northeast. We receive hundreds—if not thousands of—calls from members every year. Whenever three members ask the same question, my...

Four lessons from coronavirus

Four lessons from coronavirus

“The comfort zone is the dead zone,” states Mike Manes, a business consultant in New Iberia, La. If we’ve learned anything so far this year, it’s that an unseen—but deadly—force kicked us out of our comfort zone—way out. Although the pressure is on to put the...