On July 14, 2022, the New York City Council introduced legislation that would allow employees to file a civil action against their employers to enforce their rights under the New
Continue Reading Proposed Bill Would Provide Employees with a Private Right of Action Under New York City’s Earned Safe and Sick Time Act

Although New York’s statewide indoor mask mandate ended Feb. 10, 2022, New York employers must continue to implement airborne infectious disease exposure prevention plans, pursuant to the New York Health
Continue Reading New York Employers: Continue Implementing Your Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plans and Review Your Masking Policies

With an increasing number of states legalizing the use of recreational marijuana, employment laws are being enacted to address marijuana possession and use.1 One such state is New York.
Continue Reading Cannabis and the Workplace: New York DOL Clears the Smoke with New Guidance

On Sept. 30, 2021, New York Gov. Hochul issued an order extending until Oct. 31, 2021, the designation of COVID-19 as a “highly contagious communicable disease.”

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Continue Reading NY Extends Designation of COVID-19 as ‘Highly Contagious Communicable Disease,’ Continuing Employer Obligations Under HERO Act