Top 10 news stories that impacted credit unions in 2021

2021 has been a year filled with events that impacted credit unions, from new legislation that affected members and employees, evolving COVID-19 requirements and even New York state politics. Plus, a pending credit union merger was big news among credit union professionals. Here’s a look at the top 10 most-read New York Minute articles in 2021:

  1. Cuomo signs legislation requiring actions to prevent overdraft fees
  2. SEFCU, CAP COM merger to create new $8 billion credit union
  3. Monday: Masks or proof of vaccine required in all indoor public places
  4. Hochul signs legislation regarding electronic monitoring of employees
  5. Massive victory:’ New York grants credit unions access to Excelsior Linked Deposit Program, effective immediately
  6. Hochul declares state of emergency over COVID spike, new variant
  7. Here’s what credit unions need to know about mask-wearing, social distancing
  8. What to know about minimum wage, exempt salary level increases for 2022
  9. Find out what Cuomo’s resignation means for your credit union
  10. Learn about vaccine implications on employment at complimentary webinar on Tuesday

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and thanks for being a New York Minute reader! We look forward to continuing to bring you the news that impacts your credit union in 2022.

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