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New York City Employers Must Grant Temporary Work Schedule Changes Beginning July 18

    Starting on July 18, 2018, New York City employers will be required to provide temporary schedule changes to employees for a “personal event.”

    Int. 1399-A became law on January 19, 2018, after Mayor Bill de Blasio failed to sign or veto the bill. 

    Under Int. 1399-A, with limited exceptions, an employer must grant an employee’s request for a temporary change to the employee’s work schedule because of a “personal event.” The bill entitles employees to no more than two such requests in a calendar year, for up to one business day per request.

    The employer also may fulfill its obligation by permitting an employee to use two business days for one request.

    To read more about what other obligations Int. 1399-A imposes on employers, please click here to read the post by Jackson Lewis attorneys Rich Greenberg, Jonathan Bing, Rich Greenberg, Dan Jacobs, James Ansorge, and Brian DeShannon.

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