Labor Standards

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A Fair Day's Pay for a Fair Day's Work

The NYS Department of Labor is committed to ensuring that every hardworking New Yorker is paid the fair wages they deserve.

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Paid Sick Leave
Under a new revision to the New York State Labor Law,196-b, employers are now responsible for providing sick leave to their employees, based on the number of employees and/or the employer’s yearly net income.
Adult Use Cannabis in the Workplace
Details on the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act
Helping workers and businesses address some of the most common situations or questions in the workplace related to adult-use cannabis and the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (“MRTA”).
Healthy Terminals Act
On March 25, 2021 former Governor Cuomo signed the Healthy Terminals Act, which now establishes specific standards of wage rates for covered airport workers in New York State.