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Workforce Issues and Regulations

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Expansion of "Public Charge" Classification for Immigrants Proposed

Proposed expansion of the types of public benefits that trigger a determination that an immigrant is likely to be a "public charge" may affect access to "green cards" and utilization of Medicaid.

October 16, 2018

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Finalized Guidance on State’s New Sexual Harassment Prevention Laws

LeadingAge NY counsel Hinman Straub provides overview of recently finalized guidance from DOL and DHR.

October 5, 2018

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Legal Update on NYS Minimum Wage Rule for 24-Hour/Live-In Aides

Industrial Board of Appeals rules that it does not have jurisdiction over DOL Emergency Rulemaking.

January 30, 2018

Workforce Issues and Regulations

LeadingAge NY Testifies at Senate Hearing on Call-in Regulations

Exemption for LTC providers sought.

January 8, 2018

Workforce Issues and Regulations

LeadingAge NY, Other Groups Call for Exemption from Call-in Regulations

Member input on impacts still sought.

December 18, 2017

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Labor Department Proposes Employee Scheduling Regulations

Members encouraged to share concerns about “on-call” employees.

November 13, 2017

Workforce Issues and Regulations

State Releases Paid Family Leave Forms

Employee opt-out and voluntary coverage forms now posted; LeadingAge NY offering PFL education.

October 16, 2017

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Labor Department Holds Hearings on Employee Scheduling

Members encouraged to share concerns about "on-call" employees.

October 2, 2017

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Governor Cuomo Orders Public Hearings on Employee Scheduling

DOL hearings to solicit public comment on potential regulations to provide predictable schedules.

September 11, 2017

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Final Paid Family Leave Regulations Adopted

New program takes effect January 2018.

July 24, 2017
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