Category Archives: Human Resource

AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO OUTLINES ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES FOR PHASED PLAN TO RE-OPEN NEW YORK

AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO OUTLINES ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES FOR PHASED PLAN TO RE-OPEN NEW YORK Announces Creation of New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board Confirms 3,110 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 295,106; New Cases in 44 Counties Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today […]

April 2019 Membership Breakfast – Recruiting Resources: Creating An Inclusive Workplace

Even as the national economy improves, New Yorkers with disabilities are being left behind. In fact, a new analysis published by RespectAbility, a national nonprofit organization that fights stigmas and advances opportunities for people with disabilities, shows that New York now ranks 40th in the nation for employment of people with disabilities. Even though more than […]

Five Employment Law Trends to Lookout for in the Year 2019

Five 2019 Employment Law Trends to Lookout For - OCCC

Paid Family Leave In 2019, eligible employees in New York State will receive up to 10 weeks of Paid Family Leave and up to 55% of their average weekly wage (capped at 55% of the State’s average weekly wage) during their paid leave. The maximum benefit of 12 weeks off and 67% of average weekly wage will […]

Sexual Harassment Policy and Training Required by New York State

SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY AND TRAINING REQUIRED BY NEW YORK STATE Pursuant to a new State statute that takes effect October 9, 2018, all employers are required to immediately establish a sexual harassment policy and provide the policy in writing to all employees in their primary language, and continue to provide employees such policy on a […]