New York State’s travel advisory guidance has zigzagged once again. On March 10, 2021, new interim guidance was released by the Department of Health (DOH) relating to quarantine restrictions for travelers arriving in New York State following out-of-state travel.
On March 12, 2021, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a piece of legislation into law that requires virtually all employers in New York to provide leave to employees who receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
Join Goldberg Segalla and The Bonadio Group for an overview on the latest employment trends, developments, and updates that are affecting employers. They will also discuss updates to ERISA plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The California Supreme Court has issued a decision holding that the ABC test adopted in Dynamex applies retroactively
On January 15, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an updated Compliance Manual on Religious Discrimination. The EEOC voted 3-2 to approve the update.
New York has issued additional guidance interpreting NY COVID-19 leave
THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA HAS ALLOWED A GROUP OF PLAINTIFFS TO PROCEED WITH A LAWSUIT ALLEGING THEY WERE WRONGFULLY TERMINATED FOR COMPLAINING THAT THEIR EMPLOYER VIOLATED STATE AND LOCAL COVID-19 ORDERS
California residents have voted to expand the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 with the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed two new bills into law that increase job protections for fast food workers, which will take effect in 180 days
On November 2, 2020, the New Jersey Superior Court of Essex County in Loeb v. Vantage Custom Classics Inc., ruled that a plaintiff could proceed with a lawsuit against his former employer under the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), for his alleged termination in retaliation for expressing concerns about worker safety and seeking to implement various COVID-19-related safety protocols and measures.
The EEOC has released guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations and the workplace
In response to the rising number of reported COVID-19 cases in California, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted emergency temporary standards (ETS), which went into effect immediately on November 30, 2020
On December 2, 2020, the New York State Department of Labor (DOL) released proposed regulations further interpreting the New York Paid Sick Leave Law (NY PSL).
California employees have one more thing to be grateful for this year, just in time for Thanksgiving. On September 17, 2020, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill No. 1383 into law, effectively expanding the existing family and medical leave protections for working families. This new law, which becomes effective January 1, 2021, makes several significant changes to the existing family and medical leave law, commonly referred to as the California Family Rights Act (CFRA).
New York State has amended its travel policy to allow visitors to “test out” of the 14-day quarantine