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HCR Office closings during weather emergencies

Please see the message below from Michael Volforte, Director of the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations, regarding the closing of State Offices, due to the anticipated weather conditions tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. 

No HCR employee should report to work tomorrow

Employees are advised to call 1-866-930-3427 (DHCR/HTFC) or 1-212-688-4000 (SONYMA/HFA/AHC) to obtain information regarding any future weather-related closings.

Due to anticipated weather conditions associated with the extreme winter storm that is expected to bring heavy snowfall and high winds throughout New York tonight into tomorrow, all non-essential New York State employees in all counties except Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Lewis, Franklin, Clinton and Essex do not have to report to work on Tuesday, March 14 and do not need to charge accruals for such absence.  If an agency has any questions, the agency's designated representative should contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at 518-474-6988.