- This change has passed.
New York: New York City – The requirement to provide employees with two temporary schedule changes per year goes into effect
July 18, 2018
On January 19, 2018, the New York City Council passed Int 1399-2016. This new law requires employers to allow employees to take two temporary schedule changes per calendar year. These temporary schedule change can include paid time off, remote work, changing work hours, and unpaid leave. The temporary schedule changes must relate to a caregiving emergency, a legal proceeding or hearing for subsistence benefits, or any circumstance that would constitute a basis for the permissible use of safe time or sick time. The law imposes other related requirements and limitations.
The new law becomes effective on July 18, 2018.