The NYS DOL has opened a website to take COVID-19 complaints. Click here. You may file a complaint for any of the following reasons:
1). You qualify for COVID-19 paid sick leave and your employer refuses to pay it.
2). You are being directed to work at a non-essential business.
3). Your employer has failed to pay your earned sick pay or paid time off.
4). Your employer has failed to pay your earned wages or pay for all of the hours you worked.
5). Your employer has threatened or fired you for reasons related to COVID-19.
6). Your employer is forcing you to work when you are sick.
7). You know about a business that is non-essential and is operating.
Initial USDOL Guidance on Federal Leave Programs – https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic