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What Employers Need to Know About Monkeypox

USA - August 5 2022 Monkeypox (MPV) is the latest virus to catch wide attention. But it is important for employers to keep in mind that MPV is not COVID-19. Nevertheless…

Jenifer M. Bologna, Melanie L. Paul, Patricia Anderson Pryor, Katharine C. Weber

New York City Issues Order, Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Private Sector Businesses

USA - December 15 2021 Any worker who cannot provide proof of receiving at least one vaccine dose by December 27 will have to be excluded from the workplace, unless an…

Richard I. Greenberg, Henry S. Shapiro

Is COVID-19 a Disability? EEOC Provides Updated Guidance

USA - December 14 2021 On December 14, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) added a new section, COVID-19 and the Definition of “Disability” Under…

Catherine A. Cano

IRS Updates FAQs to Include Leave to Accompany Someone to a COVID-19 Vaccination or to Care for Someone for COVID-19 Vaccination-Related Illnesses

USA - August 6 2021 The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) extends tax credits available to covered employers who provide qualified sick and family leave wages…

New York Issues Standard on Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plans in Wake of HERO Act

USA - July 8 2021 After the May passage of the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (HERO Act), and June amendments, the New York State Department of Labor (DOL)…

Jenifer M. Bologna, Gary L. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Henry S. Shapiro