Low-interest loans to help area businesses who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses that demonstrate negative COVID-related impact such as reduction of revenues, employee layoffs, change in capital expenditures or disruption to expansion/growth plans are encouraged to apply. Funding can be used to retain employees, help cover expenses, support operations and make necessary adjustments toward a sustainable future. The fund is available to both for-profit and nonprofit businesses located in Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties. READ MORE
PGE UNY General Assembly November 9, 2022
General Assembly was held on Nov. 7, 2022. We are excited to welcome in three new Board members.
A restaurant in Oregon threatened to fire servers who didn’t surrender their cash tips November 8, 2022
A restaurant in Oregon was fined $375,000 for keeping tips and not paying overtime wages.
Employee Retirement Plan October 20, 2022
New NYS law requiring small businesses to enroll employees in State IRA plan, if they do not currently offer one. Due to NYS delay...
CO2 Shortage August 29, 2022
Everyone knows you can’t have beer or soda without CO2. But, did you know carbon dioxide is used to stun animals before slaugh...
Ok… Not restaurant-related August 19, 2022
Cool chart showing China's acceleration as a manufacturing super power.