New York Introduces Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus (HWB) Program

This past April, as part of this year’s New York state budget, Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State legislature allocated $1.2 billion in funding to introducing a “New York State Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus (HWB) Program.” The HWB Program provides for the payment of bonuses of up to $3,000 to certain frontline health care and mental hygiene workers in order to retain existing health care workers who were on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic and to attract new frontline workers to the health care field. Continue

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New York Introduces Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus (HWB) Program

This past April, as part of this year’s New York state budget, Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State legislature allocated $1.2 billion in funding to introducing a “New York State Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus (HWB) Program.” The HWB Program provides for the payment of bonuses of up to $3,000 to certain frontline health care and mental hygiene workers in order to retain existing health care workers who were on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic and to attract new frontline workers to the health care field. Continue

Ropes & Gray attorneys regularly provide insightful perspective on key legal issues.To read more, visit our Alerts archive.

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