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New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law: Key Provisions and Tips for Preparation

Author: Jessica X.Y. Rothenberg

6/30/2017

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New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law: Key Provisions and Tips for Preparation

Q: What do I need to know about the new New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law?

A: The New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (NY PFL) provides employees with paid leave for bonding with a new child, caring for a close relative with a serious health condition, and leave associated with when their spouse, partner, child or parent is on active military duty or has been notified of an impending call of active duty.

Unlike the federal FMLA, which applies to employers with 50 or more employees within a 75 mile radius, all New York employers that have employed one or more individuals for 30 consecutive days are subject to the new law.