According to a WIVB news report,  Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order last Friday mandating that all employees except for essential services stay home.

Are you and what is an 'essential services employee'?  The list is long and a link is provided below.

WATCH THE WIVB NEWS REPORT:

Aside from there being a designation as to which jobs are 'essential' and which are able to 'stay home' is the unfortunate reality that companies are having to make very difficult business decision s regarding all types of employee positions, in terms of being able to afford their current workforce.  If you find yourself in an unfortunate situation whereas you are jobless, please refer to the link below as to how to file for unemployment during these very difficult times.