New York Paid Safe & Sick Leave Laws

New York state’s new paid sick leave law will mandate the payment of sick leave to employees in New York state beginning Jan. 1, 2021. As discussed below, the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time law, which has already required sick time for New

New York State Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect

New York State’s Paid Sick Leave law took effect on September 30, 2020. The law, adopted at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March, requires every employer with employees working in New York to provide paid or unpaid leave to those employees. The amount of leave and whether it

Paid Sick Leave Arrives for New York State Employers

The New York State Paid Sick Leave Law’s accrual provisions go into effect today, September 30, 2020.  In April, Governor Cuomo signed into law new permanent paid sick leave requirements for all New York State employers (separate from COVID-19 leave which was passed in March and