New NY Laws Taking Effect In 2022

A new year means new laws: Marijuana Opt In/Opt Out: Communities across the state have until December 31 to say whether they will allow marijuana dispensaries and/or consumption sites. Minimum Wage Increase: On December 31, minimum wage increases to $13.20 from...

DOL Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

On November 22, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced publication of the final rule, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors.” The DOL has finalized regulations to implement Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for...

New York State Expands Paid Family Leave

Legislation S.2928-A/A.06098-A Expands on Current Law to Enable Workers to Care for Siblings with a Serious Health Condition. Governor Kathy Hochul signed a bill (S.2928-A/A.06098-A) that expands New York State’s Paid Family Leave legislation to allow caring for...

New York to Install Cameras in Road Work Zones

From: For Construction Pros, Authored by Jessica Lombardo October 1, 2021 The state of New York will soon install cameras in road work zones that will monitor drivers to make sure they’re not speeding. If they are, the camera alone could result in a ticket....

Governor Hochul Signs Four Pieces of Legislation:

From Governor’s Office: Governor Hochul Signs Four Pieces of Legislation: Legislation (S.4682-B/A.485-B) Establishes a Demonstration Program Implementing Speed Violation Monitoring Systems in Work Zones Legislation (A.3350-A/S.2766-C) Makes Construction...
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