OTHER NEW YORK CITY UPDATES
Be sure you are engaging with disabled employees to determine the need for accommodations, and that you provide a written determination after you conclude the interactive process.
Temporary Schedule Law
Employees are now entitled to make temporary changes to their schedules up to twice a year to accommodate personal events.
Lactation Room Update
Effective March 18, 2019, New York City employers will be required to meet additional lactation room requirements, which are more detailed than previous requirements, and provide a written lactation room policy to all current employees and new hires.
Be on the lookout for legislation currently pending in the City Council regarding the
right of employees to disconnect
after work hours.
In addition, while not yet
legislation, Mayor de Blasio just announced his plan to require New York City employers to provide two weeks of paid time off to New York City employees.