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BNP Advocacy Insider – August 2021

NY HERO Act Requires Action Soon  Under the NY HERO Act, employers must adopt an Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plan by August 5. Employers then have 30 days after adoption to distribute the plan to employees.   The BNP has many resources to help employers understand the HERO Act. In June,

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7.21.21 Advocacy Alert: US Extends Canadian Border Closure to August 21

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced it was extending its ban on non-essential land entry by Canadian travelers through August 21. The move comes on the heels of Canada’s decision Monday to reopen its land border to vaccinated, non-essential American travelers on August 9. Canada’s decision and calls from our

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BNP Advocacy Insider – July 2021

Hero Act Standards Released New York State Department of Labor published its Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention standards as mandated by the NY HERO Act. All industry-specific standards can be found on our website.   The BNP recently hosted a webinar called “What Employers Need to Know About the NY HERO Act,” featuring expert advice

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State Releases HERO Act Safety Standards

Today, the New York State Department of Labor published its Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention standards as mandated by the NY HERO Act. These exposure controls apply during a disease outbreak as designated by the Commissioner of Health. Governor Cuomo lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency on June 24, so

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