NY Paid Family Leave Amendments for 2022
Changes in Paid Family Leaves
NY Paid Family Leave laws changed as of January 1, 2022 based on amendments adopted by the New York State Workers Compensation Board.
Some legal guidelines for employers in NY for 2022
New York employers should be aware of 2022 legal updates to stay in compliance with laws that affect their workplaces. The following are a few recent updates that apply statewide.
State Legal Updates for New York Employersread more
What employers should know about NY safety committees
We discussed the NY Hero Act in our August blog regarding plans for businesses. The second section of the act regarding safety committees went into effect in November 2021. It allowed businesses with 10 or more employees to establish safety committees.read more
Employers’ responsibility to inform employees about electronic monitoring
New York has a new law that affects electronic monitoring transparency in the workplace. NY Governor Hochul signed the law on November 8, 2021. It goes into effect on May 7, 2022.
More expansive definitions in the new amendments
The Governor of New York, Kathy Hochul, signed whistleblower legislation that offers employees greater protection against retaliation. Once in effect, the protection will extend to private sector employees, who report illegal or dangerous work-related activities.
The amended law takes effect on January 26,2022.read more