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

On Oct. 25, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued guidance and updated the same on Oct. 28, to assist employers who receive requests for religious accommodations from job
Continue Reading EEOC Issues Guidance on Title VII and Religious Objections

Presuming that OSHA’s COVID-19 ETS stands, employers will need to adhere to further requirements by Jan. 4, 2022. Until then, employers should prepare for compliance with the Dec. 5 requirements.
Continue Reading OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Takes Effect Dec. 5: Are Employers Ready?

On March 19, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 95 into law, once again requiring employers to provide California employees with paid sick leave in connection with COVID-19. Under SB
Continue Reading Statewide COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Returns to California

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

Colorado joins a small group of states with paid family and medical leave insurance programs. On Nov. 3, 2020, Colorado voters passed Proposition 118, the Paid Family and Medical Leave
Continue Reading Colorado Voters Approve Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program