Updates to New York state paid family leave in 2019

By now, most private-sector employers in New York know the state paid family leave (PFL) law went into effect last year on January 1, 2018. The PFL law provides an increasing benefit over a number of years. Starting January 1, 2019, the PFL benefit became more generous than the 2018 benefit. The law also now covers more medical conditions. Is your PFL benefit and policy compliant? Read on to see and also to find out why Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed the addition of bereavement leave to the PFL law. Read More...