In response to disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes, the general community comes together to assist those in need — donating our blood, time, money, and belongings. We respond similarly when one of our co-workers experiences an illness, death, accident, fire, or other severe financial hardship. Employers often ask us: “What can we do?” Helping...… Continue Reading
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This blog post is the last in a series of articles discussing the current state of the law in New York regarding medical marijuana. To read the previous post in the series, Medical Marijuana 105: Marijuana in the Workplace, click here.
Despite its potential, New York’s Medical Marijuana Program is off to a slow start. The Program’s struggle is … Continue Reading
The New York Workers’ Compensation Board recently released three key forms associated with Paid Family Leave (“PFL”): PFL-Waiver: “Employee Opt-Out of Paid Family Leave Benefits” PFL-135: “Employer’s Application for Voluntary Coverage” (No Employee Contribution) PFL-136: “Employer’s Application for Voluntary Coverage” (Employee Contribution Required) These are the first forms that the WCB has formally published in...… Continue Reading
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