Yet again, the New York State Department of Health updated its COVID-19 Travel Advisory (the “Advisory”) for domestic and international travel on April 10, 2021.  As we recently reported, as of April 1, 2021, New York State initially loosened quarantine requirements for domestic travel.  However, New York State altered that guidance and now delineates

New York state recently enacted legislation granting employees paid leave in order to get a COVID-19 vaccine.  Now, both private and public employees are entitled to up to four (4) hours of paid leave per injection.  The New York State Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) recently issued guidance (the “Guidance”) clarifying the parameters of the

Paid COVID-19 Vaccination Leave

On March 12, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed legislation (S2588A/A3354B) granting public and private employees paid leave in order to get a COVID-19 vaccine.  The new law, which went into effect immediately, gives employees up to four (4) hours of paid leave per injection.  Therefore, employees who receive a COVID-19 vaccine that

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