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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York’s Lawful Absence Law

January 6, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On November 21, 2022, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law Bill A8092B (the Law). The Law amends §215 of the New York Labor Law (NYLL) to “clarif[y] that workers shall not be punished or subjected to discipline […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York Enacts Law Prohibiting Discipline for Legally Protected Absences

November 28, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On November 21, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law Senate Bill S1958A, which amends section 215 of the New York Labor Law (NYLL) to enhance protections for employees who take legally protected absences. Specifically, the amendment prohibits employers from […]