New York Activates HERO Act Requirements

On September 6, 2021, New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the State’s Commissioner of Health has designated Covid-19 as a “highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk to the public health.” This designation triggers the requirements under the NYS HERO Act, enacted over the summer.

CLICK HERE to read HDRB&B’s prior Employment Law Alert detailing employer’s requirements to comply with the HERO Act.

Employers should ensure that they are in compliance with the Act’s requirements as soon as possible.

We are here to help. If you have questions about the HERO Act, or any other employment related issue, please contact a member of the HDRB&B Employment Group: Heather Adelman or Maralee Sanders.