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Governor Cuomo Reduces Workforce Further: 75%

Announced today at 1:45 pm the Governor has issued a further workforce reduction from the previous 50%, under Executive Order 202.6, to 75%.

At this time, the same list of essential services should be excepted from the reduction. Those listed in 202.6 were:

  • Essential health care operations;

  • Includes research and lab services

  • Essential infrastructure;

  • Utilities

  • Telecommunications

  • Airports

  • Transportation infrastructure

  • Essential manufacturing

  • Food processing

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Essential retail;

  • Grocery stores

  • Pharmacies

  • Essential services;

  • Trash collection

  • Mail

  • Shipping services

  • News media;

  • Banks and related financial institutions;

  • Providers of basic necessities to economically disadvantaged populations;

  • Construction;

  • Vendors of essential services necessary to maintain the safety, sanitation and essential operations of residences or other essential businesses; and,

  • Vendors that provide essential services of products, including logistics and technology support, child care and services needed to ensure the continuing operation of government agencies and provide for the health, safety and welfare of the public.

Additional details are expected to be provided to us from the Empire State Development Corporation. We will continue to provide updates as they become available.


This Legal Briefing is intended for general informational and educational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice or counsel. The substance of this Legal Briefing is not intended to cover all legal issues or developments regarding the matter. Please consult with an attorney to ascertain how these new developments may relate to you or your business. © 2020 Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow PLLC


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