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NY HERO ACT Update: Department of Labor Issues Industry-Specific Model Airborne Disease Prevention Plans

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The NY Hero Act requires employers to adopt airborne disease prevention plans by August 6, 2021.  The DOL has recently released a generally applicable prevention standard along with model plans for specific industries. Employers have until September 5, 2021 to provide a copy of their plans to their employees.

More critical information on this legal update can be found by reading the client alert recently issued by Phillips Lytle, LLP about the case.

Please contact Caroline Organ, Director of HR at or 716-854-5034 with any questions.