By: Evan D. Parness, Daniel Turinsky & Janeen Hall

With COVID-19 cases surging in New York and the federal vaccine mandates for private employers and government contractors staying until further notice, New York City has issued a vaccine mandate for private employers that takes effect on December 27, 2021.

The mandate applies to all private employer workplaces in New York City with more than one worker, with the exception of those entities that are subject to another government mandate that requires proof of full vaccination of all workers. Workers are defined to include employees, interns, volunteers, or contractors that provide services at the workplace.

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