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Sick Leave Law in New York

OnDemand Webinar (64 minutes)

Learn to manage New York's sick leave laws to help your company avoid costly litigation.Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York employers have seen significant paid sick time legislation, and amendments to existing legislation, go into effect. As a result, employers are faced with a web of paid sick leave laws with different purposes, scopes of coverage, accrual rules, and other considerations that can be difficult to untangle. This material will unpack the various paid sick leave laws in New York and help employers understand how to comply with their paid sick leave obligations. This information is critical for employers so that they can ensure that their existing sick time or paid time paid off policies are up-to-date.

Authors

Jillian de Chavez-Lau, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. Genevieve Murphy-Bradacs, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Agenda

Overview of Paid Sick Leave Laws That Apply to NY Employers

• State: New York Paid Sick Leave Law (NYPSL)

• Local: New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (NYC ESSTA)

• Local: Westchester County Earned Safe Time Law

• Paid Leave for COVID-19-Related Reasons

New York Paid Sick Leave Law (NYPSL)

• Coverage

• Reasons for Use

• Amount of Leave Available

• Accrual and Carryover

• Interaction With FMLA and New York Paid Family Leave (NY PFL)

• Anti-Retaliation

• Employer Notice Requirements

• Documentation

• Liability/Penalties

Local Laws

• New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (NYC ESSTA)

- Coverage

- Reasons for Use

- Amount of Leave Available

- Accrual and Carryover

- Interaction With FMLA and New York Paid Family Leave (NY PFL)

- Anti-Retaliation

- Employer Notice Requirements

- Liability/Penalties

• Westchester County Earned Safe Time Law

- Coverage

- Reasons for Use

- Amount of Leave Available

- Interaction With NYPSL

- Employer Notice Requirements

- Liability/Penalties

Paid Leave for COVID-19-Related Reasons

• New York Emergency Paid Sick Leave Law

• Voluntary FFCRA: The FFCRA Expired on December 31, 2020 but Employers Can Continue to Extend FFCRA Leave Until September 20, 2021

• Paid Leave for COVID-19 Vaccination