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LIQUOR STORES DEEMED ESSENTIAL BUSINESS; CAN REMAIN OPEN

Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Ali Bullis
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LIQUOR STORES HAVE BEEN DEEMED AN ESSENTIAL BUSINESS AND MAY REMAIN OPEN. YOU DO NOT NEED TO REDUCE YOUR WORKFORCE. THIS APPLIES TO ALL SLA LICENSED ENTITIES AS PER THE SLA. PLEASE CLICK HERE: https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026?fbclid=IwAR2mh0PltvwXiLyMERva1N3EM-nh6vYYqCvlzBj0KsdZ24bTJoExAn93Imo

 

OR SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION:

 

liquor stores and the 3 -tier system are considered essential (see highlights below), we do not have to reduce our workforce, and we can remain open.  This applies to all SLA licensed entities as per the SLA.

 

This comes direct from the SLA to show that the 3 tiers may remain open:

 

3. Essential manufacturing including

  • food processing, including all foods and beverages
  • chemicals
  • medical equipment/instruments
  • pharmaceuticals
  • safety and sanitary products
  • telecommunications
  • microelectronics/semi-conductor
  • agriculture/farms
  • paper products

4. Essential retail including

  • grocery stores including all food and beverage stores
  • pharmacies
  • convenience stores
  • farmer’s markets
  • gas stations
  • restaurants/bars (but only for take-out/delivery)
  • hardware and building material stores