On March 22, 2022, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) released guidance (the “Guidance”) regarding employer obligations under Int. 1208-B (the “Law”).  As we previously reported, the Law requires New York City employers with four (4) or more employees to disclose minimum and maximum salary information in job postings, promotions,

On December 10, 2021, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced (the “Announcement”) that, effective December 13, 2021, masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues require: (1) anyone twelve (12) years of age or older to show proof of “full vaccination” against COVID-19 and (2) children

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a significant expansion to his “Key to NYC” program on Monday, December 6, 2021.  Previously, the Key to NYC program required people 12 and older to show proof of at least one vaccine dose in order to enter restaurants, gyms, and entertainment venues.  Now, beginning December 27, 2021, private employers

On October 8, 2021, the New York State Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) issued new guidance, largely in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (the “Guidance”), reflecting employment protections provided to cannabis users under the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (“MRTA”), which was signed into law on March 31, 2021.  As noted in a recent

On November 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an order staying the implementation and enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”).  This order affirmed the Fifth Circuit’s original November 6, 2021 order, which granted petitioners’ emergency motion to stay the ETS pending