Over the past week, federal and New York State laws have been enacted to require certain employers to provide paid benefits to employees who cannot work as a result of COVID-19. New York State Law Obligations As of March 18, 2020, New York State’s COVID-19 Quarantine Leave Law (Quarantine Leave Law) requires employers, with limited exceptions, to provide job protection and up to 14 days of paid quarantine benefits to employees who are unable to work because they are subject to a [...]
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With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) expanding literally by the hour, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna is doing everything possible to support the safety, health and well-being of our attorneys, paralegals and staff. At the same time, the Firm has business continuity plans in place to ensure our ability to continue to serve our clients’ needs in the event of a disruption of our office operations or quarantine due to COVID-19.Business ContinuityIn order to ensure our ability to [...]