On Labor Day, Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Requiring Plans to Protect Public Workers in Future Health Emergencies

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 09/07/2020 - 15:58

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S8617B/A10832) requiring all public employers to create plans to adequately protect workers in the event of another state disaster emergency involving a communicable disease. The plans would apply to both the state and localities, including school districts. Plans must be submitted to unions and labor management committees within 150 days, and plans need to be finalized on April 1, 2021.