When Organizations Take Care of Employees

covid-19

We at the Westhampton Free Library are all working from home. We are grateful that we are able to do so, and keep our benefits intact. Also we have protections in place, should we either be exposed to COVID-19 and are ordered to quarantine, or become ill. There are many, however, in the midst of … Continue reading When Organizations Take Care of Employees

A worldwide hackathon

A 3D-printed mask created by Budmen, a 3D-printing company.

3D Printing and Crowdsourcing! With medical supplies strained by the coronavirus outbreak, health care professionals and technologists are coming together online to crowdsource repairs and supplies of critical hospital equipment. Read more...

Cuomo announces paid sick leave, job protection for quarantined workers

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the New York State Legislature agreed to a paid sick leave policy and job protection for New Yorkers quarantined by the coronavirus.  Employers with 11 to 99 employees and employers with 10 or fewer employees and a net income greater than $1 million will provide at least … Continue reading Cuomo announces paid sick leave, job protection for quarantined workers