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  • September 24 2021

    Client Alert: Update To Mask Requirements Under NY Hero Act

    As per our previous Client Alert, the NY HERO Act required all employers to implement and distribute a Prevention Plan that would apply to future infectious disease outbreaks, and then on September 6, 2021, NY Governor Hochul announced that the requirements of the HERO Act would now apply to COVID-19.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • September 17 2021

    Client Alert: Recap On Recent Employment Law Developments

    September has been a busy month for employers. Access the client alert below for a quick recap of recent developments.

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  • September 10 2021

    Client Alert: Key To NYC Proof of Vaccination Requirements Being Enforced Starting Monday September 13

    As a reminder, New York City will be enforcing the requirements of the Key to NYC program beginning Monday, September 13, 2021.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • September 07 2021

    Client Alert: NY Hero Act Prevention Plans Should Be Implemented Immediately

    Yesterday, Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the New York Commissioner of Health has designated COVID-19 as a highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health under the NY HERO Act. As such, all New York employers must now activate and adhere to their NY HERO Act Prevention Plans.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • August 18 2021

    Client Alert: Further Updates To Key To NYC Program Requiring Proof Of Vaccination For Certain Indoor Activities 

    As per our previous client alert, the Key to NYC Program, which launched yesterday, will require individuals to show proof of vaccination in order to participate in indoor entertainment, recreation, dining and fitness.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • August 16 2021

    Client Alert: NYC Updates Key To NYC Program Requiring Proof Of Vaccination For Certain Indoor Activities

    As explained in our previous  Client Alert, effective tomorrow, New York City will require individuals to show proof of vaccination in order to participate in indoor entertainment, recreation, dining and fitness.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • August 11 2021

    Client Alert: NYC COVID-19 Surcharge And Federal COBRA Subsidy Expiring Soon

    Though the COVID-19 pandemic looks to be back on the upswing, two COVID-19 laws are expiring shortly: the law allowing restaurants in NYC to apply a COVID-19 surcharge to customer checks, and the law providing a COBRA subsidy to eligible employees who lost health coverage due to termination of employment or reduction in hours.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • August 09 2021

    Client Alert: NYC Restaurants with Fewer Than 100 Employees Eligible for Return-to-Work Tax Credit

    New York State has launched a $35 million Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit Program which provides an incentive to COVID-19-impacted restaurants to get employees back to work and increase hiring (the “Tax Credit Program”). Qualifying businesses are eligible for a tax credit of up to $5,000 per new worker hired and up to a maximum of $50,000 per business.

    Click here to read the alert.

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