New York State recently enacted a paid sick and safe leave law under which employees may start taking paid leave as of Jan. 1, 2021. New York City has had, since 2014, its own paid sick and safe leave law (New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act). Thus, employers in New York City must now comply with both laws. Although there were several differences between the laws, the New York City law was recently amended to eliminate some of these differences; however, other differences remain.
Continue reading the full GT Alert, “Paid Sick and Safe Leave For New York City Employers.”