Tag: Hero Act

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

NY HERO Act Plans ACTIVATED – Employer Action Required

September 10, 2021

Via: JD Supra

The New York State Commissioner of Health has designated COVID-19 as a “highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health.” This means that the HERO Act’s many requirements are no longer theoretical: Almost […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

New York State Bill Mandating COVID-19 Safety Standards in the Workplace Provides Carve-out for Unionized Employers

April 22, 2021

Via: National Law Review

As discussed in greater detail here, Governor Andrew Cuomo is poised to sign into law S.1034B/A.2681B, also referred to as the New York Health and Essential Rights Act, or the “Hero Act.” The Hero Act has two main components. First, […]