On March 18, 2020, New York State passed a bill in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that provides employees with job-protected quarantine leave.  The new law also expands New York Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) benefits and New York disability benefits available to certain eligible employees. On March 25, 2020, New York State published Frequently Asked

On November 3, 2015, voters in Elizabeth, New Jersey overwhelmingly approved a paid sick leave law that will require private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. The law is anticipated to take effect on March 2, 2016. Elizabeth is New Jersey’s fourth largest city and joins Bloomfield, East Orange, Irvington, Jersey City, Montclair,