New NYS Paid Sick Leave Regulations Answer Questions about Employee Counts, Sufficient Policies and Penalties for Violations

By Michael L. Dodd, Partner and PIA Association Counsel, Ferrara Fiorenza PC The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has now issued its final regulations and guidance for New…

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OSHA Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Emergency Temporary Standard In a November 4, 2021, News Release, the United States Department of Labor‘s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced its awaited Emergency…

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Tell the New York State Legislature to Oppose S.5474/ A.6058!

By Andrew F. Biernat, Vice President/Strategic Business Advisor at Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy Past President, Current Board Member & Membership/Media Chairman for the New York State Association of Health Underwriters…

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CDC Issues New Guidance for Vaccinated Individuals and Its Impact on the Workplace

By Gary Jones, The roll out of the COVID-19 vaccination is well underway and more people, including employees, are receiving it. As a result, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) issued new guidelines for…

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Is Working from Home an “Automatic” Reasonable Accommodation?

By Nicholas J. Fiorenza, Managing Partner & PIA Association Counsel, Ferrara Fiorenza PC Navigating through the required interactive process with disabled employees remains one of the most challenging aspects of…

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