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New York City Implements Workplace Vaccination Requirement

Following the December 6, 2021 announcement regarding New York City’s private sector COVID-19 vaccine requirement, the New York City Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene issued an Order requiring employees in private workplaces to have at least one dose of vaccination as of December 27, 2021.

On December 15, 2021, New York City’s Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene published an order (“Order”) requiring New York City workplaces to implement a vaccination requirement for all workers, including staff members, employers, employees, interns, volunteers, contractors, and individuals who are self-employed or sole practitioners, present in-person at a workplace. The Commissioner also issued Private Sector Vaccine Requirement: Frequently Asked Questions, which address the Order.

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