New York City has amended its Administrative Code to make it unlawful for food stores and other retail establishments to refuse to accept payments in cash.
Articles Discussing General Topics In New York Labor & Employment Law.
As employers continue to grapple with the ever-changing legal landscape of COVID-era regulations, 2021 will bring changes to the traditional realm of employment law in dozens of jurisdictions. Compared to prior years, there are significantly fewer new laws and regulations taking effect the first of the year. This is
New York State has amended its travel policy to allow visitors to “test out” of the 14-day quarantine
On October 20, 2020, New York State issued its first guidance on the New York State Sick Leave Law (New York Labor Law § 196-b) (NYSSLL).
On April 3, 2020, New York State enacted a statewide paid sick leave (PSL) law impacting all private employers in New York. The law requires employers to provide up to 40 or 56 hours of annual sick leave (depending on their size and net income).
The year 2020 has certainly come with its share of new challenges. Now, with the presidential election less than a month away, heightened tensions around the country, new remote work environments, videoconferences offering a window into employees’ personal lives, face masks with political slogans, and so much more, New York
On September 28, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill DiBlasio signed sweeping amendments to the Earned Safe and Sick Leave Law—which were effective just two days later. This has required immediate action by city employers to ensure compliance with their Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) policies and practices.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law New York City Council Int. No. 2032-A on September 28, 2020, after the city council passed the bill a few days earlier. The legislation, which took effect on September 30, 2020, amends the New York City Earned Safe and Sick
On September 29, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed New York City Council Int. No.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s execution of the state’s fiscal year 2021 budget had eliminated the “pink tax,” effective September 30, 2020, as part of the Governor’s 2020 Women’s Agenda.
On September 28, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law amendments to the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA).
With the November 3, 2020 general election one month away, New York employers must remember that New York’s Election Law grants employees working in New York paid time off to vote and also imposes specific, time-sensitive posting requirements.
Changes to New York City’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law (NYCSL) took effect on September 30, 2020.
On September 30, 2020, New York State’s new statewide permanent sick leave law goes into effect, requiring employers statewide to provide unpaid and paid sick leave benefits to their employees. With the law’s effective date drawing near, we provide below a summary of some of the major provisions of the law. For more detail, please refer to our previously issued client alert, which you can access here.