Workforce Issues and Regulations
Workforce Issues and RegulationsNew York Passes HERO Act
The HERO Act provides protections to employees in the workplace relative to the exposure to airborne infectious disease and allows employees to participate in a workplace safety committee.
- May 18, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsNew Cona Elder Law Memo Summarizes Impact of Recreational Marijuana Legalization on New York’s Health Care Providers
The document specifically addresses questions regarding the rights of facility residents and employees concerning the use of marijuana, both recreationally and for medical purposes; facilities’ obligations pursuant to state and federal law, both with respect to risks of criminal prosecution and as a condition for government funding; and practical considerations that facilities should take into account when enacting facility and workplace policies concerning the use of marijuana for recreational and/or medical use by prospective and current residents, and by prospective and current employees.
- May 4, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsHOLY SMOKE! Recreational Marijuana Use in New York: What Does It Mean for Your Facility?
New Yorkers are abuzz with the news that the state has legalized recreational adult use of marijuana effective September 2022. Under the Compassionate Care Act, SNFs and ALFs have supported the use of medical marijuana for residents with qualifying conditions since the Act was passed in 2014. With legalized adult use of marijuana, how will health care facilities and their residents be impacted?
- April 19, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsUnderstanding Nursing Home Staff Interconnectivity
Be prepared when external outbreaks impact your organization.
- April 6, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsCenter for Health Workforce Studies Gathering Provider Surveys
Member nursing homes and ACFs encouraged to complete workforce surveys.
- January 5, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsNext Minimum Wage Increase Phase-In Effective Dec. 31st
Phase-in applies to Long Island, Westchester County, and Upstate New York.
- December 29, 2020
Workforce Issues and RegulationsWorkforce Investment Organization to Offer Recruitment Assistance
Free access to job listings and virtual recruitment fairs.
- December 7, 2020
Workforce Issues and RegulationsWorkers’ Comp Board Announces 2021 Assessment Rate
Rate is changing to 11.8 percent for 2021.
- November 2, 2020
Workforce Issues and RegulationsNew Guidance on New York State Paid Sick Leave Law
DOL issues a new guidance document with FAQs regarding implementation of the new law.
- October 20, 2020
Workforce Issues and RegulationsNew York State Paid Sick Leave Law
Beginning Sept. 30, 2020, employers must allow employees to accrue paid sick time.
- September 22, 2020
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