Workforce Issues and Regulations
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
Workforce Issues and Regulations2021 Paid Family Leave Benefit/Contribution Information Released
DFS announces key elements of PFL program for 2021, including increase in covered benefits, premium amounts, and risk adjustment for paid COVID-19 claims.
- September 8, 2020
Workforce Issues and RegulationsNYS Workers’ Compensation Board Announces Webinar Wednesdays
Weekly webinars focused on employers.
- August 4, 2020
Workforce Issues and RegulationsCHWS Releases 2020 Workforce Report
Report addresses population characteristics, health care sector employment by region and sector, graduations and licensure by occupation, trends in RN education, and projected job growth.
- June 2, 2020
Workforce Issues and RegulationsEmployers Now Banned from Asking Prospective Hires About Salary History
Effective Jan. 6, 2020, employers are prohibited from asking job applicants about their past salary, compensation, or benefits and from relying on salary history to determine pay rates. Employers may ask applicants for their salary expectations for the position, instead of asking what they earned in the past.
- January 21, 2020
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