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New York State Begins Issuing Guidance on Sick Leave Law

Late on Monday, October 19, 2020, the New York State Department of Labor began issuing guidance on the New York State Sick Leave Law, which was added to the State’s Labor Law in April of this year.

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It’s (Almost) Time to Post Voting Leave Notices

In case you haven’t heard… it’s election season! New York’s amended voting leave law (see our blog post for more on the April 2020 amendments) now requires employers to provide employees with up to two hours of paid leave at the beginning or end of their shift as necessary to enable them to vote.

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New York Paid Family Leave Benefit Level and Premium Rate Increases Announced for 2021

Just in time for the holiday weekend, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) released its Paid Family Leave (PFL) employee premium rate and benefit level increase information for 2021.

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New York Federal Judge Expands Accessibility to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by Striking Certain DOL Final Regulations

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) went into effect on April 1, 2020 along with the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) regulations, which described employer obligations and employee rights under the FFCRA’s paid sick time law and expanded family medical leave to include paid family medical leave benefits.

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DFS Pursuing First Enforcement Action After Fortune 500 Company Ignores Warnings of Security Shortcomings

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, almost three and a half years after the Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) cybersecurity regulations (23 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 500) became effective, DFS issued its first enforcement notice.

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