New York State Announces 100% Remote Workforce Mandate

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that all non-essential businesses in New York State must keep 100% of their workforces at home beginning on Sunday. This is a dramatic change to the 75% mandate that was set to go into effect tonight.

Essential services are not affected by this mandate, which includes healthcare, utilities, construction, food delivery, grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, sanitation and essential manufacturing companies, among others.

Jeff Agranoff Jeff Agranoff is the Chief Human Resources Officer and a Human Resources Consulting Principal at Grassi. With over 18 years of experience working in public accounting firms, Jeff specializes in heading human resource departments, providing outsourced human resource solutions to clients and growing middle market businesses in various industries. Prior to joining Grassi, Jeff was the Chief Operating Officer and a Human Resources Principal... Read full bio