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Empire State Requires All Employers to Provide Sick Leave

Empire State Requires All Employers to Provide Sick Leave

Published: 15 May 2020

Late last month, Governor Cuomo signed into law the State Budget (S7506B), which includes new paid and unpaid sick leave requirements for employers in New York State. The law requires that all employers provide workers with job-protected sick leave, with the amount of leave dependent upon the employer’s size, number of employees, and net income. The law goes into effect September 30, 2020, but emp...

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Empire State Requires All Employers to Provide Sick Leave

Empire State Requires All Employers to Provide Sick Leave

Published: 15 May 2020

Late last month, Governor Cuomo signed into law the State Budget (S7506B), which includes new paid and unpaid sick leave requirements for employers in New York State. The law requires that all employers provide workers with job-protected sick leave, with the amount of leave dependent upon the employer’s size, number of employees, and net income. The law goes into effect September 30, 2020, but emp...

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Key COBRA Deadlines Extended During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Key COBRA Deadlines Extended During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published: 11 May 2020

On May 4, 2020, as part of a broader set of extensions intended to provide relief during the pandemic, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) moved back deadlines applicable to the election of continued group health plan coverage pursuant to COBRA that come into play when a person ceases to be eligible for coverage under the group health plan. COBRA – How it Works...

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COVID-19 Return-to-Work Checklist

COVID-19 Return-to-Work Checklist

Published: 05 May 2020

As employers edge closer to returning to workplaces amid the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, they will need to exercise flexibility and stay informed in real time. To help employers identify important return-to-work considerations in response to these unprecedented challenges, our Labor & Employment attorneys developed the COVID-19 Return-to-Work Checklist, which addresses key agenda items...

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