NY HERO ACT: What Does This Mean For Your Company?
August 04, 2021
After passing the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO ACT), the New York State Department of Labor (DOL) issued its “Model Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plan.” The NY HERO ACT mandates that employers adopt the DOL’s model plan or establish an alternative plan that at least meets the DOL’s minimum requirements by August 5, 2021. What does this mean for your company?
Irene Zoupaniotis, Counsel in the Labor & Employment Practice at Farrell Fritz, led a discussion on the DOL’s model plan, reviewed what needs to be included, and discussed how your company can protect itself and its employees during a “designated outbreak” in New York State.
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