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New York City Imposes Mandatory Vaccination Requirement On Private Employers
Starting December 27, 2021, workers in New York City must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to...
New York State Makes Retirement Savings Program Mandatory Through Payroll Deduction
New York state employers that do not offer a qualified retirement plan will soon be required to...
Among other requirements, the Federal ETS would require large employers to impose a vaccinate-or-test...
New Terms Reached Under Return-To-Work Agreement: Delineation into Two Parts, and the Role of the Vaccine
In September 2020, the AMPTP and the industry’s Unions issued a Return-to-Work Agreement setting forth...
New York Hero Act Imposes Wide-Reaching Obligations on Employers
New York State passed the New York Health & Essential Rights Act (HERO) on May 5, 2021 and soon thereafter...
Collective Bargaining Agreements Update
Due to ongoing negotiations at the time of the Newsletter’s publishing, some of the CBA increases and...
Topic: CBA
Rate-In-Effect Permitted As Alternative to Weighted Average For Overtime with Multi-Pay Rates
The California appellate court in Levanoff v. Dragas upheld the employer’s use of rate-in-effect, citing...
Los Angeles County Revised Health Order Eases Most COVID-19 Restrictions, Reinstates Masking Requirements
Of note, the June 2021 Order (1) required unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals to wear a mask...
Federal OSHA’s New Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace
The guidance contains recommendations for maintaining a safe workplace, with a particular emphasis on...

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