On Sept. 6, 2021, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York State Department of Health had designated COVID-19 a highly contagious communicable disease that presents a risk of
Continue Reading New York Employers Must Activate Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plans Under NY HERO Act

After a year of New York taxpayers having to deal with COVID-19 and getting some additional time to file, income tax returns for the year 2020 (not on extension) are
Continue Reading Telecommuters Assigned to the NY Location of Their Employer but Working Outside NY Due to the Pandemic May Be Taxed Twice

On April 27, 2021, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held in a two to one decision that a plaintiff seeking to recover damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s
Continue Reading Plaintiffs Must Do More Than Allege Willfulness to Sustain FLSA Claim Under Three-Year Limitation

New York employees may now elect paid leave for time spent receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. Specifically, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Assembly Bill A3354B, on March 12, 2021, which provides
Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccination: Paid Leave Enacted in New York