NY HERO ACT- Understanding the New York Health and Essential Rights Act & how it impacts your Business
The ARCC is pleased to host guest speaker, Rose Miller of Pinnacle HR, LLC, to help educate businesses in our region on the impacts of the recently passed New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act).
The New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act), was signed into law on May 5, 2021 by Governor Cuomo.
The law mandates extensive new workplace health and safety protections in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the NY HERO Act is to protect employees against exposure and disease during a future airborne infectious disease outbreak.
*New York employers have until August 5, 2021, to adopt workplace safety plans, in accordance with the NY HERO Act.This session will review:
*This new Act changes NYS labor laws and it will impose substantial responsibilities on all private employers to provide and maintain safe workplaces for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and for all airborne infectious disease outbreaks in the future.
- Important features and mandates outlined in the new law
- Deadlines and other requirements under the law
- Department of Labor templates
- What employers need to do
- Suggested next steps
Meet our Speaker
Rose Miller is President of Pinnacle Human Resources, LLC, a NYS #55656 and nationally certified Women Business located in Albany and Syracuse, NY. A human resources professional for over twenty-five years, she enjoys helping companies to find solutions that improve their human resources delivery system. Rose is a frequently requested speaker, both locally and nationally, and she is the author of the monthly column “Work Matters” for the Times Union, a Hearst Publication. Rose also has a growing audience following her podcast series, “The Thorn in Rose’s Side”.
Rose’s staff of over 20 HR professionals offer On-Site/Off-Site HR support models, HR Audits, Employee Handbooks, Managerial Training, Executive Coaching, HRMS Implementation Services, Leave Management Services, Organizational Development Plans, Performance and Compensation Systems and assistance with Mergers & Acquisitions.