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Workforce Issues and Regulations

Workforce Issues and Regulations

DOH Releases 1115 Medicaid Waiver Request and Solicits Comments

The waiver would invest $13.5 billion over five years in the health care system to address health disparities and health care delivery issues. Virtual public hearings will be held on April 28th and May 3rd. Written comments are due by May 13th.

29 days ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Workforce Challenges Take Center Stage at LeadingAge National Leadership Summit

Return to in-person programming offers opportunity for members to commiserate, collaborate.

1 month ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

LeadingAge NY Writes to Attorney General on Enforcement of Nursing Home Staffing Mandates

LeadingAge NY President and CEO Jim Clyne urges Attorney General James to reconsider her call for immediate enforcement of recently enacted nursing home staffing mandates.

1 month ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

HERO Act Designation Expiration Results in End to Some Requirements for Private Employers

Employers are no longer required to implement their workplace safety plans, but other requirements remain.

1 month ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

New 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.

1 year ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Proposed OSHA Rule Change Could Expand Reporting Requirements for Senior Living, Skilled Nursing Providers

Submit comments by May 31st to weigh in.

29 days ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

State's Minimum Nursing Home Staffing Standards Take Effect Despite Statewide Health Care Staffing Emergency

The Governor extended the health care staffing emergency, but lifted the freeze on enforcement of nursing home staffing mandates. As a result, certain staffing flexibilities were continued, but nurse and aide minimum staffing levels took effect on April 1st. LeadingAge NY is providing members with resources to respond to the requirements.

1 month ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Attorney General James, 1199SEIU Hold Press Conference on Nursing Home Staffing

Attorney General James, 1199SEIU call for stronger protections for nursing home workers in joint press conference.

1 month ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

LeadingAge NY Working on Several Fronts to Address Workforce Shortages

In the past week, LeadingAge NY has written to the Governor's Secretary for Health and the DOH Executive Deputy Commissioner on staffing issues, presented to the Public Health and Health Planning Council, and reached out to high-level DOH staff about federal strike team and infrastructure project funding for nursing homes. LeadingAge NY is also convening a joint cabinet workforce task force.

7 months ago

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Employers 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.

2 years ago
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