Important Message Regarding COVID-19

Important Message Regarding Covid 19

May 11, 2021 — We would like to update you on how Rapaport Law Firm, PLLC is navigating this unprecedented landscape and provide you with resources for questions you might have. We are committed to observing best practices to protect the health of our employees and to ensure uninterrupted service to our clients. Rapaport Law Firm’s attorneys and staff have returned to the office. We are maintaining social distancing and have implemented measures for the protection of our employees and clients. We are meeting with clients at our offices on a limited basis. We continue to conduct most meetings with clients and other communications remotely.

LINKS TO COVID-19 RESOURCES AND INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYEES IN NEW YORK STATE

New York Department of Labor Guidance Regarding COVID-19 Sick Leave, January 31, 2021

This DOL Guidance provides that COVID-19 paid sick leave, measured as either five or 14 calendar days based on employer size, is available to employees for up to three mandatory or precautionary orders of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19.

New York City’s Paid Sick Leave Law

Workers who have COVID-19 or were in contact with someone with COVID-19 can get sick leave (time off). Employers with 5 to 99 employees in New York State must provide up to 40 hours of paid leave each calendar year. Employers with four or fewer employees in New York State and a net income of less than $1 million must allow employees to take up to 40 hours of unpaid leave.

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