Bloomberg Law
Oct. 12, 2022, 3:31 PM

NY Nursing Home Staffing Proposal Spurs Union’s Objections

Keshia Clukey
Keshia Clukey

The largest union representing nursing home workers in New York is pushing back against proposed regulations for the state’s new staffing law, and whether they follow the intention set by lawmakers.

Prompted by disastrous numbers of illnesses and deaths from Covid-19 in adult care facilities, which put a spotlight on low staffing levels, lawmakers in June 2021 passed legislation creating standards for staffing levels and minimum staffing requirements in nursing homes.

Under the law, facilities must meet a daily average of 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day, with no less than 2.2 hours of care provided ...

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