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Thursday, September 6, 2018Last week, the Department of Financial Services announced the 2019 Paid Family Leave benefit amounts and employee contribution rate. The information was posted on the Paid Family Leave website and can be found here. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 11, 2017 New York Paid Family Leave (PFL) There are 3 main categories of qualifying events for which employees can take paid leave: 1) To provide care for a family member with a severe/chronic medical condition 2) To bond with a child after birth, adoption, or to welcome a child into foster care READ MORE >>
Wednesday, July 26, 2017As independent agents, we write NYS disability with numerous carriers that are licensed in New York State. Below is a helpful article from one of our carriers, Shelterpoint, that will help employers get ready for the Paid Family Leave Act effective January 1, 2018. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 OVERVIEW On April 4, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that will require employers to provide paid family leave benefits to eligible employees as part of the state’s disability insurance program. Paid family leave benefits will be phased in over a four-year period, beginning Jan. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 21, 2017When do carriers have to announce if they will be exiting the DBL (and thereby PFL) market?
The draft regulations are requiring carriers to declare if they will exit the statutory disability market, and thereby paid family leave, no later than July 1 of this year – or within 30 days of PFL... READ MORE >>