Mandatory Vaccination for Healthcare Workers Expanded by New Emergency Regulations

By Jessica Woodrow, Esq.Email Jessica On August 26, 2021, the New York State Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council in Albany voted to amend the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York (NYCRR), significantly expanding the emergency Covid-19 vaccination mandate previously announced by former Governor Andrew […]

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New Workplace Law to Protect from Infectious Disease Spread

By Carla Hogan, Esq. & Zoila Sanchez, J.D., M.P.H.Email Carla Email Zoila As many return back to the workplace upon getting vaccinated, efforts are required to ensure we continue to guard against the infectious diseases spreading in the workplace. The recently enacted NY HERO Act guides workplaces on how to best protect their employees. The […]

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Understanding Physician Employment Contracts

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. Unfortunately, yet understandably, most physicians are reluctant to read all of the provisions in their employment contracts in the belief that they face a “take it or leave it” quandary. However, physicians often do not realize that while there are provisions in such contracts that are standard in the industry, […]

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Understanding General Business Employee Manuals

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email Mathew Email Stacey OVERVIEW:Employees often play a critical role in the success of a business.  Although employees can often be an asset, they can also often be a liability.  As the owner of your business, you are ultimately responsible for the actions of your employees.  […]

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