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NYS DOH ISSUES FAQS TO CLARIFY ITS MANDATED VACCINE REGULATIONS

NYS DOH ISSUES FAQS TO CLARIFY ITS MANDATED VACCINE REGULATIONS

NYS DOH ISSUES FAQS TO CLARIFY ITS MANDATED VACCINE REGULATIONS New FAQS https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2021/09/faqs-for-10-nycrr-section-2.61-9-20-21.pdf help providers understand better the NYS mandated vaccinations initiatives.  NYCRR §...

EEOC TO RESUME DATA COLLECTION APRIL 26, 2021

EEOC TO RESUME DATA COLLECTION APRIL 26, 2021

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) enforces federal laws applicable generally to employers with 15 or more employees (age discrimination requires 20 employees) and prohibits discriminating against a job applicant or employee because of an employee’s...

OUT AND BACK: COVID-19 PAID LEAVE CHANGES IN NEW YORK

OUT AND BACK: COVID-19 PAID LEAVE CHANGES IN NEW YORK

In previous articles, we summarized the federal paid-leave laws and regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and the New York State Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19, and the benefit interplay between the federal, state and New York City laws...

GUIDANCE FOR TELEHEALTH SERVICES

GUIDANCE FOR TELEHEALTH SERVICES

GUIDANCE FOR TELEHEALTH SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT AND BUPRENORPHINE PRESCRIBING By Jessica Woodrow, Esq. & Carla Hogan, Esq. Email Jessica Email Carla Starting March 13, 2020, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) has...

NEW PAID LEAVE LAWS AND REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2020

NEW PAID LEAVE LAWS AND REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2020

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (“DOL”) issued temporary regulations implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”)[1] (“Temporary Rule”).  This 124-page searchable document provides employers and employees further...

NEW YORK COVID-19 LEAVE LAWS

NEW YORK COVID-19 LEAVE LAWS

Previously, we the April 1 federal paid leave laws and regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).  Two weeks earlier, New York State enacted similar COVID-19 legislation providing paid sick leave to State employees subject to a mandatory...