New York State has launched a $35 million Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit program, designed to help expand employment opportunities for workers and provide relief to COVID-impacted restaurants. The program offers a tax credit for the rapid hiring of restaurant workers to reduce the restaurant industry’s pandemic-induced economic difficulties. Qualifying restaurants could receive a $5,000 tax credit per net new hire, totaling up to $50,000 in tax credits per business. For more information, click here. For the tax credit application, click here.
Min. Wage Increase December 22, 2021
NY State Minimum Wage is increasing on Dec. 31, 2021.
PTO Counts Towards Sick Leave December 21, 2021
Paid Time Off counts towards your sick leave obligation.
NY State Paid Sick Leave December 21, 2021
With Covid on the rise, we want to make sure you are informed and prepared of the NY State labor law that went into effect on Sept. ...
NYS DOL – HERO ACT November 22, 2021
NYSRA spoke with Legal Counsel at the NYS Dept. of Labor about the HERO Act. They clarified that the new model policy for food servi...
IT’S PUMPKIN TIME! November 21, 2021
Pumpkin flavor is popular during the fall; over 60% of Americans say they have at least one pumpkin product a week! Add some other p...