Workforce Issues and Regulations
Workforce Issues and RegulationsLeadingAge NY Workforce Task Force Seeks Input from Members
All members are encouraged to reach out to provide input on current challenges and potential solutions.
- November 16, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsBuild Back Better Includes Historic Workforce Allocations
Congress and White House continue to negotiate details.
- November 2, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsCaring Gene Virtual Job Fairs
Six events to run from Nov. 15th through 18th and focus on Northeastern New York, New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, Central New York, and Western New York.
- November 2, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsFree Workforce Recruitment Tool for Members
Caring Gene® is available for use at no cost to providers, with new tools and upcoming virtual job fairs.
- September 7, 2021
Workforce Issues and RegulationsHERO Act Model Plans Available Now
The model plans were released on July 7th and must be implemented within 30 days.
- July 13, 2021
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
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