Skip to Content

Category: News & Press

New York State Issues Guidance on How to Obtain a Precautionary or Mandatory Order of Quarantine or Isolation Pursuant to the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law

Tue 7 April 2020 News Releases

To obtain a precautionary or mandatory order of quarantine or isolation pursuant to the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law, individuals are directed to contact their Local Health Department (LHD). A list of the various LHDs can be found on the New York State Department of Health’s website at https://www.health.ny.gov/contact-us/contact_information/ LHDs […]

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), provides additional unemployment benefits and clarifies certain provisions of the federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act

Tue 7 April 2020 News Releases

Unemployment Insurance The FAQ sheet is available online at: https://labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/ui-covid-faq.pdf The Act also covers an individual who is self-employed, is seeking part-time employment, does not have sufficient work history, or otherwise would not qualify for regular unemployment or extended benefits under state or federal law or pandemic emergency unemployment compensation and […]

Memorandum Re: Federal and New York State Employment Legislation and Protection in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Tue 24 March 2020 News Releases

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly all ways of life, including businesses throughout New York State. The following addresses and summarizes recent Federal (FFCRA) and New York State legislation, which give additional protections and benefits to employees. I. Federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)      a. FMLA: This […]