New York

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09/27/19
Start prepping now for 2020 changes to New York’s Paid Family Leave program. This will be the third year on the state’s four-year schedule for phasing in benefits. Here’s what you need to know and some tips to get ready.
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09/14/18

New York's paid family leave program has five key changes in store for 2019. Remember, the program will scale up over the next three years. Here's a quick overview to help employees understand the changes.

Sometimes it doesn't pay to be an early bird. Especially when it comes to filing claims for Paid Family Leave.
04/16/18

Is it a smart move to file for New York Paid Family Leave early — before employees go on leave? Surprise, it's actually not. See why and get tips to help employees file efficiently.

Struggling with some of the nuances of New York's Paid Family Leave program? Check out this Q&A.
04/02/18

Struggling with some of the nuances of New York's Paid Family Leave program? Check out this Q&A to find out whether you “really have to.”

When employees choose not to file for NY Paid Family Leave — what's an employer to do?
03/19/18

When employees choose not to file for NY Paid Family Leave — what's an employer to do? Follow three tips to help manage those situations.

Does NY Paid Family Leave apply to teachers and clergy?
03/12/18
Does NY Paid Family Leave apply to teachers and clergy? What about voluntary coverage? You don’t need a Ph.D. to figure out who to cover. Just check out our quick crash course.
With the NY Paid Family Leave program in full swing, you may have employees requesting to take leave. If you're feeling flustered by the forms involved, check out these five tips.
03/07/18
With the NY Paid Family Leave program in full swing, you may have employees requesting to take leave. If you're feeling flustered by the forms involved, check out these five tips.
Now that New York's PFL program is underway, what challenges and advantages can the state's small employers expect?
02/20/18
Seventy percent of the nation's small businesses support paid family leave. Now that New York's PFL program is underway, what challenges and advantages can the state's small employers expect?
PFL gives employees the time to care for the people they care about.
02/12/18
Like any new relationship, New York's Paid Family Leave program may have its ups and downs. But there's a lot for employees to love. Above all, PFL gives them the time to care for the people they care about.
Learn who can opt out and best practices for educating employees.
02/05/18
Yes, certain employees can opt out of PFL — in a few limited scenarios. Learn who can opt out and best practices for educating employees.