Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, a national leader in specialized technical training, including automotive technology, the skilled trades, health care, IT, culinary and cosmetology, announced June 23 it will re-open its campuses in Iselin, Mahwah, Moorestown, Paramus, South Plainfield and Union, NJ.
New York City entered the second phase of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan on June 22, a move Mayor Bill de Blasio said would help upwards of 300,000 people return to work for the first time in more than three months.
As Pennsylvania businesses reopen, some are turning to waivers in order to protect themselves if a customer or employee contracts the coronavirus.
As nonessential businesses gradually reopen around New Jersey, store owners can take a cue from car dealerships which opened their showrooms to sales by appointment only a few weeks ago.
The Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition has collected more than 26,000 additional signatures to ensure its initiative petition to protect independent car repair shops and consumer car repair choice will reach the November ballot, doubling the legal requirement of 13,374.
New York state’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis continues as the state hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly reduced the number of new cases.
As shops focus on providing a safe environment for both customers and employees during the COVID-19 outbreak, AASP/MA has received notice of a variety of collision repair industry related concerns.
As Pennsylvania moves into the recovery era from the COVID-19 pandemic, some $225 million of the $2.6 billion in federal coronavirus relief money the state received will be directed to help small businesses get back on their feet.