Northeastern News

1HomePageMap small ne 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine

The New Jersey Assembly Appropriations Committee on July 27 voted to release a bill that would require employers of essential employees to pay workman’s compensation costs if an employee contracts COVID-19 on the job.

Representatives from the Auto Care Association (ACA) and its membership met July 24 with James Owens, deputy administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), to discuss the data access referendum that will be included as Question 1 on the ballot for Massachusetts voters this November.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued his two-front attack on COVID-19 on July 21.

AASP/NJ on July 20 shared preliminary details for its virtual 2020 NORTHEAST Automotive Services Show, scheduled for Aug. 21-23.

A Holbrook, MA, man was indicted in connection with damaging luxury cars bought under false pretenses in order to collect insurance proceeds, Attorney General Maura Healey announced in a news release.

After nonessential New York City businesses were forced to shut down in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many owners filed interruption claims, only to be denied by insurers.