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New York State, Modified New York City Sick and Safe Leave Obligations Fully Effective January 1

The New York State Paid Sick Leave Law and the amendments to the New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law expanding employees’ paid sick leave entitlements will go into full effect on January 1, 2021. The state law went into effect on September 30 for the purpose of accrual of paid sick leave, and employees not previously... Continue Reading
December 22, 2020

Amendments to New York City Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law Effective

Changes to New York City’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law (NYCSL) took effect on September 30, 2020. On September 23, 2020, the New York City Council enacted Int. No 2032-A, and Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the bill on September 28, 2020. Most of the modifications comport the NYCSL with New York State’s Sick... Continue Reading
October 1, 2020

New York State’s New Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect September 30, 2020

New York State will soon require all employers to provide sick leave to employees. The New York State Sick Leave (NYSSL) law goes into effect September 30, 2020, but employees are not entitled to use NYSSL until January 1, 2021. Read our full article here. Continue Reading
September 10, 2020

Election Day is Coming – What are Your Obligations as an Employer?

With Election Day fast approaching, employers should ensure they are in compliance with state law requirements related to employee voting rights. While not all states impose requirements on employers, some impose time off obligations and notice requirements with the possibility of criminal or civil penalties for non-compliance. Applicable voting laws vary by state. Some state laws... Continue Reading
October 25, 2019

‘Safe Time’ Amendments to New York City Paid Sick Leave Effective May 5, 2018

Amendments to the New York City “Earned Safe and Sick Time Act” (ESTA) went into effect on May 5, 2018. Eligible employees under the ESTA will be able to use paid time off for circumstances resulting from the employee or a covered family member of the employee being the victim of family offense matters, sexual...… Continue Reading The post ‘Safe Time’ Amendments to New York City Paid Sick Leave Effective May 5, 2018 appeared first on Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog.
May 7, 2018