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2022 New York Roundup: State, City Legislative and Related Developments

USA - January 24 2023 In 2022, New York State and New York City enacted many new workplace laws, creating additional obligations for employers…

Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jabobs, Christopher Valentino

New York Department of Health Revises the COVID-19 Return-to-Work Protocols for Healthcare Personnel, Consistent with CDC Recommendations

USA - December 19 2022 On November 30, 2022, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) updated its Advisory on Return-to-Work Protocols for Healthcare Personnel with…

Jenifer M. Bologna, Tania J. Mistretta

New York Bars Discipline for Legally Protected Employee Absences

USA - December 2 2022 On November 21, 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed a law clarifying that it is unlawful for an employer to penalize an employee for any…

Jenifer M. Bologna, Tania J. Mistretta

No More COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for New York City’s Private Sector

USA - September 21 2022 Mayor Eric Adams announced on September 20, 2022, that private employers in New York City will be able to make their own decisions on whether to…

Jenifer M. Bologna, Richard I. Greenberg

New York Lifts COVID-19 HERO Act Designation, But Employer Obligations Continue

USA - March 21 2022 The New York State Commissioner of Health rescinded the designation of COVID-19 as a “highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious…

Jenifer M. Bologna, Jenna E. Eurell, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Melissa Pascualini, Christopher Valentino