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CARES Act - Small Business Loan Overview

Among other provisions, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides businesses suffering under the debilitating effects of the coronavirus pandemic with unprecedented access to emergency loans. This document will serve as an overview of the loan programs available. Read more.
Published 04/03/20

Flow Chart Analysis of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act

Flow Chart Analysis of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act Read more.
Published 04/01/20

Working From Home & Working For Our Truckers

John Sirabella, a top CLG producer, has continued to support his trucking clients through the COVID-19 pandemic from his home office. We are proud to have John on our team, and know his clients are in good hands. Keep on Trucking, John! Read more.
Published 03/26/20

New York State Disability - COVID-19 Claim Forms and Employee/Employer Sick Leave Notices

By the order of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, if an employee is under an order of mandatory or precautionary quarantine or isolation issued by the state of New York, the department of Health, local board of health, or any government entity duly authorized to issue such order due to COVID-19, Paid Family Leave and /or disability benefits may be available to them. As such, updated Paid Family Leave/Disability forms have been made available which will allow covered employees to file these claims for themselves, if quarantined, and /or if they need to care for quarantined child(ren) Read more.
Published 03/25/20

Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation is a unique nonprofit that unites the collective strengths of the insurance industry to help communities and enrich lives through grants, volunteer service and leadership. IICF has served as the philanthropic foundation of the insurance industry for more than twenty-five years, contributing $36 million in community grants along with 300,000 volunteer hours by more than 110,000 industry professionals.  IICF reinvests locally where funds are raised, serving hundreds of charities and nonprofit organizations, for maximum community impact. Read more.
Published 03/25/20

Frequently Asked Questions

Benefits Considerations in Response to Novel Coronavirus Read more.
Published 03/24/20

In The Loop

What does the new Coronavirus legislation mean for working Americans? // New York Paid Sick Leave Benefits for COVID-19 Read more.
Published 03/20/20

Live Well, Work Well

For guidance on how to plan and respond to COVID-19 Following the advice of public health officials can help stop the spread of COVID-19, but if you don’t take proper precautions, your mental well-being could suffer while you’re quarantining. Read more.
Published 03/20/20

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

For guidance on how to plan and respond to COVID-19 Read more.
Published 03/09/20

Travelers Agency of The Year

Check out a photo of the CLG team, voted Travelers Agency of the Year. Read more.
Published 02/27/20

President of MDRT Foundation Named

Brian Tarpey was recently named the President of MDRT Foundation, an arm of the Million Dollar Round Table! The MDRT Foundation is the philanthropic arm of MDRT. Since its formation in 1959, the MDRT Foundation ... Read more.
Published 10/1/19

Corporate Honoree The Tarpey Group

As a provider for Spectrum360, Brian Tarpey and his team have been successful in assisting our organization for four years in making sure we have a comprehensive benefit plan at very competitive rates. The Tarpey Group has most recently helped Spectrum360 secure a grant from our health insurance provider to start a health and wellness initiative ... Read more.
Published 10/1/19

New President of PIA New York

Please join us in congratulating our friend and partner, John Tomassi on his being named President of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York. (PIANY). John was named at a meeting on September 13th at the PIANY headquarters in Glenmont, NY. ... Read more.
Published 9/30/19

Same Great People, New Great Locations

We are very excited to announce that two of the CLG locations will be moving to new office space. Effective October 1st, our Hauppauge, NY location will be relocating to Bay Shore, NY. Effective November 1st, our Nanuet, ... Read more.
Published 8/30/19

The Route: Phil's Unfinished Story

Distracted driving kills nine people each day, causing them to leave behind unfinished stories. ... Read more.
Published 7/22/19

The Stage: Shreya's Unfinished Story

Distracted driving claims the lives of nine people each day, causing them to leave behind unfinished stories. ... Read more.
Published 7/22/19

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