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Today’s News & Commentary — September 15th, 2021

Today’s News & Commentary — September 15th, 2021

U.S. District Judge David Hurd in Albany on Tuesday entered a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of a New York state health department rule requiring health care workers workers in hospitals and nursing homes to get a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by Sept. 27, for those employed in public institutions, and October 9th, for those […]

New York HERO Act Obligations Triggered By COVID-19 Designation

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New York HERO Act Obligations Triggered By COVID-19 Designation

On Sept. 6, the New York State commissioner of health designated COVID-19 as a highly contagious communicable disease, thereby triggering certain requirements under the New York Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act. This post was originally published on this site

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New York Expands Vaccination Mandate for Health Care Workers

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New York Expands Vaccination Mandate for Health Care Workers

A broad vaccine mandate for New York health care facilities supersedes and goes beyond earlier vaccine directives for health care workers in the state. This post was originally published on this site

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New York City Mandates Retirement Savings Plans for All

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New York City Mandates Retirement Savings Plans for All

Employers in the Big Apple that don’t offer their own retirement savings plans to employees will soon be required to do so.This post was originally published on this site

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New York Issues Guidance on Paid Family Leave Tax Treatment

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New York Issues Guidance on Paid Family Leave Tax Treatment

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance (DOTF) issued much-needed guidance regarding the tax treatment of deductions from employee wages used to finance…This post was originally published on this site

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Weekend News & Commentary – August 15, 2021

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Weekend News & Commentary – August 15, 2021

In the midst of The New York Times’ efforts to beat back a union drive among hundreds of its technology and product staffers, management-side lawyers representing the company accidentally leaked a private strategy memo to the union seeking to represent its employees. Indeed, last week a senior partner at Proskauer Rose sent an email to […]

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Certain New York City Employers Must Prepare for Vaccination Mandates

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Certain New York City Employers Must Prepare for Vaccination Mandates

New York City restaurants, fitness facilities and entertainment facilities will soon be subject to mandatory vaccination requirements for workers and customers alike.This post was originally published on this site

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Union advocates rally in New York to support striking Alabama coalminers

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Mining Union advocates rally in New York to support striking Alabama coalminers 1,100 workers from two Warrior Met Coal mines in Brookwood have been on strike since April amid contract negotiations Lauren Aratani in New York Wed 28 Jul 2021 16.05 EDT Last modified on Wed 28 Jul 2021 16.22 EDT Coal miners and union […]

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