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New York Enacts Statewide Sick Leave Law

Following enactment of New York’s COVID-19 sick law, Governor Cuomo signed into law on April 3, 2020 a separate and permanent statewide sick leave law (the “Law”). The Law adds a new Section 196-b to the New York Labor Law that requires private employers, regardless of size, to provide sick leave to their employees who

New York State Enacts COVID-19 Sick Leave Law

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Cuomo signed into law on March 18, 2020 the New York COVID-19 Sick Leave Law, S. 8901 (the “Law”). The Law, which was effective immediately, requires employers regardless of size to provide sick leave to their eligible employees who physically work in New York State. The sick leave