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The Latest CDC Recommendations and Their Impact on New York State: 5 Questions and Answers for Hudson Valley Businesses

 

  In early May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people. According to the new guidance, those who are fully vaccinated will no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance themselves in most indoor and outdoor settings. However, exceptions to the CDC’s guidance remain, […]

 

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Ensure Compliant Wage Practices by Downloading Ethan Allen’s Wage and Hour Checklist

 

How to Protect Your Business and Meet Wage and Hour Compliance Requirements Wage and hour issues are some of the most frequent, expensive, and challenging employer compliance problems. In order to withstand a Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation, complaint wage practices and classifications are your first and best defense. From wage concepts […]

 

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COVID-19 Vaccinations and Employee Rights: What Your Business Needs to Know

 

  We’ve been answering many questions from our clients and their employees regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and the rights employees have when deciding whether or not to get vaccinated. In order to address these questions and more, we’ve prepared this advisory for you and your employees. Can an employer require an employee to be vaccinated against […]

 

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COVID-Related Legal Topics Webinar – 3/25/2021

 

Tune in to our upcoming webinar! What: Legal and human resource guidance to avoid COVID-related litigation, defending COVID lawsuits, COVID lawsuit trends. When: March 25, 2021, at 9 A.M. ET Who: Edward Kowalski, Human Resources Director, Ethan Allen HR Services and David R. Wise, Partner, Mackey, Butts & Wise, LLP. Register: Click here – Registration in […]

 

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Get Your Copy of Ethan Allen’s Advisory for COVID Pay Programs

 

Exploring the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and New York State Paid Sick Leave The Families First Coronavirus Response Act known as the FFCRA, which required employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19, ended on December 31, 2020. The FFCRA had provided […]

 

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Radio Show – Wednesday 12/30/2020

 

  As we prepare to ring in the New Year, it’s time for NY employers to begin planning for the next wave of employment law trends predicated for 2021. Join our HR Director, Ed Kowalski and Labor Attorney, David Wise, of Makey, Butts and Wise on Wednesday, December 30 at 7:30M on WKIP’s Hudson Valley […]

 

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How to Reopen Offices in New York State and Prepare Your Employees for the New Work Normal

 

  When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.6 on March 20th closing all non-essential businesses to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, no one could have predicted what would happen next. Most of us assumed the virus would be gone within weeks and we’d be back in the office in no time. […]

 

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