After more than ten (10) months since going into effect, on January 20, 2021, the New York Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) issued new guidance (the “Guidance”) regarding the New York COVID-19 Sick Leave Law (the “Law”).  As we initially reported, depending upon employer size and net income, the Law requires New York employers to

Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued guidance clarifying that, in certain circumstances, employers will have the ability to require that employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine (the “Guidance”).  As the vaccine becomes more publicly available in the coming months, employers must consider both the legal and practical implications of adopting a mandatory vaccination

On October 28, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued Executive Order Number 192, which mandates that every employer that “requires or permits its workforce, whether in part or as a whole, to be physically present at a worksite to perform work” abide certain minimum workplace requirements.

These requirements, which become effective on November 5,

We have posted repeatedly about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), 3/17, 3/19, 3/27, 4/6, 8/10 and 9/3, which was enacted on April 1, 2020 to provide certain employees with leave and benefits necessitated by COVID-19.  Effective September 16, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued revised