On May 7, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) updated its “Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act” guidance (the “Guidance”) by providing a Technical Assistance Questions and Answers sheet (the “Q&A Sheet”).  Together, the Guidance and Q&A Sheet help explain what employers can do during a pandemic, like COVID-19,

In June 2019, the New York State Legislature, embracing the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, voted to pass Bill A08421 which Governor Cuomo, a staunch supporter, is expected to sign. In doing so, the state moved just an inch to the right of California in passing the most sweeping changes to its statutory discrimination and harassment