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Federal:

Temporary Rule: Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/ffcra

State:

New York

Good primer:

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/know-your-rights

Paid leave:

Some employers in New York State are now required to provide at least five days of job protected, paid sick leave to employees who need to take leave because they or their minor dependent child are under a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. The amount of paid sick leave an employer is required to provide depends on the number of employees they have and the employer’s net annual income.

If your employer does not provide the required paid sick leave, you may file a complaint with the NYS Department of Labor.

https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/covid19

Disability:

For: people who have disability insurance (usually comes with an employer-sponsored health plan) and cannot work due to COVID

You must contact your employer’s HR department or contact your disability coverage provider directly

Workers’ Compensation:

For: people who got COVID on the job (essential workers)

General guidance

http://www.wcb.ny.gov/content/main/TheBoard/WCBcovidresponse4-20.pdf

File a claim here: