New York Gov. ***Last Updated: May 18, 2020*** On April 9, 2020, Empire State Development (“ESD”) released guidance for determining whether a business or service is “essential” under a series of executive orders issued by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. New York Gov. A: If you are aware of any non-essential gatherings or any non-essential businesses or entities operating in violation of "New York State on PAUSE," please choose the relevant link below: File a complaint against your employer or place of work. Cuomo's announcement came a day after California governor Gavin Newsom announced a lockdown for the … New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday that all non-essential businesses must close and all non-essential members of the workforce must stay … New York City is set to close schools and non-essential businesses in nine "hot spot" ZIP codes as COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout much of the United States. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered non-essential businesses to close and banned all gatherings, in an escalation of attempts to contain the deadly coronavirus pandemic. The business shutdown evolved gradually, with the number of employees required to stay at home rising over the past two days from 50% to 75% to all nonessential workers, starting 8 p.m. Sunday. File a complaint about a business, location or incident in your community. ITHACA, N.Y. — Gov. All of New York State has entered a phase of ReOpen NY based on region and industry. High risk, non-essential businesses, including gyms and salons, will have to close as of Friday. Andrew Cuomo on Friday mandated everyone not critical to their workplace to stay at home and all non-essential businesses to close by Sunday. If you work for a business that is not currently permitted to operate in New York State, you may not be forced to go to the worksite. "We're all in quarantine now," he told reporters, adding that New York state was "on pause." Andrew Cuomo said Friday he is ordering all workers in non-essential businesses to stay home and banning gatherings statewide.“Only essential businesses … New York to close all nonessential businesses to slow coronavirus spread. By Sunday, March 22 at 8 p.m. all New York employers must eliminate their in-person workforces unless the business is deemed essential. Andrew Cuomo announced during a press conference on Friday increased restrictions for businesses, including a 100% reduction in workforce for non-essential businesses … New York institutes 'pause' with 100% non-essential workforce reduction Squawk Alley On Tuesday, de Blasio told New Yorkers to prepare for a "shelter-in …