Subject: PFL Tidbits #10

The State’s recently published guidance and newly released forms The State revised the Statement of Rights for 2019, employers should post prior to January 1, 2019.

StormChaser: PFL Tidbits #9

Living Donor Protection Act of 2018 New York State 2496-B Living Donor Protection Action of 2018 was signed into law on November 5, 2018 by Governor Cuomo as part of the State’s Paid Family Leave law.

StormChaser: PFL Tidbits #8

Carryover of leaves from 2018 to 2019  How much leave and benefits are available if an employee’s leave starts in 2018 but carries over into 2019?

StormChaser: PFL Tidbits #7

January 1, 2019 Benefits and Costs New York has released the benefit’s, Statewide Average Weekly Wage and employee contribution percentage effective on January 1, 2019.

StormChaser: PFL Tidbits #6

Bereavement and Organ Tissue Donation Added to PFL Qualified Leaves in New York New York passes an expansion of paid family leave to include bereavement leave for an employee due to the death of a family member who had a serious health condition under bills S.8380 & A.10639-A. Also under bill s.2496-B the “The Living […]

StormChaser: PFL Tidbits #3

New York State Average Weekly Wage (NYSAWW) Workers’ Compensation Law § 2(16) Pursuant to Workers’ Compensation Law § 2(16), the maximum weekly benefit that may be paid on or after July 1, 2010 and each July 1st thereafter is two-thirds of the New York State Average Weekly Wage (NYSAWW*).

StormChaser: Non-Profit PFL Exempt Employees

StormChaser: Non-Profit PFL Exempt Employees Non-profits may have some additional paperwork to complete if they want to cover teachers, executives, and professionals under NYS DBL and Paid Family Leave. Non-profits should first make the determination if they are or are not a religious, charitable, or educational organization. The definition of a religious, charitable or educational […]

Paid Family Leave Tidbits

Some Paid Family Leave Tidbits! I have received similar questions on some aspects of Paid Family Leave, to keep our clients as up to date as possible, the questions and answers (provided directly by the WCB) are below.

Paid Family Leave Forms Released

The Workers’ Compensation Board released 3 new Paid Family Leave (PFL) forms.  I have reviewed the forms and am providing details of each below along with a link to download each form.  We continue to monitor both the Workers’ Compensation Board and Department of Financial Services website daily so we can bring you up to […]

Breaking News! The Paid Family Leave rate has been released!

NYS Paid Famly Leave – We will ascertain the rule changes, clarity released from the original comment period and what this means to our clients and all NYS employers. With another 30-day comment period, we will again submit comments after a full and complete review of the revised rules.