What does PFL look like for you?

  • Brokers

    What do you need to know to get your clients on board with PFL?Learn the ins and outs of the new statute and soon-to-come regulations.
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  • Employers

    How will this impact your business? As PFL takes effect, you’ll need to know the latest benefit information and regulations so you can ensure you are in compliance with PFL.
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  • Employees

    Planning on expanding your family, need time to care for a sick loved one, or have a family member on qualifying military leave? New PFL coverage will give you paid time off.
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PFL IS COMING IN 133 DAYS!

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  • February 22, 2017

    Regulation Drafts Published

    On February 22, 2017, New York State published parts of the new Paid Family Leave (PFL) regulations in draft form. Read more here.

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  • February 22, 2017

    The 45-day commenting period

    The 45-day commenting period expires April 8, 2017 for the PFL draft regulations.

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  • May 24, 2017

    Draft Regulations Round 2

    On May 24, 2017, New York’s Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) published their 2nd round of draft regulations for Paid Family Leave (PFL) for a new 30-day commenting period expiring June 23, 2017.

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  • May 31, 2017

    DFS Final Regulations Published

    On May 31, 2017, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) published their final regulations for Paid Family Leave (PFL).

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  • June 01, 2017

    PFL Rates Published

    The Department of Financial Services (DFS) published Paid Family Leave rates and rating mechanism. 

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  • June 23, 2017

    The 30-day Commenting Period Expires

    The 30-day commenting period expires June 23, 2017 for the 2nd round of PFL draft regulations as released by the Workers Compensation Board (WCB) on May 24, 2017.

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  • July 1, 2017

    Employee Payroll Deductions for PFL Can Start

    An employer is permitted, but not required, to collect the weekly employee contribution on July 1, 2017, for paid family leave coverage beginning on January 1, 2018.

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  • July 19, 2017

    Final WCB Regulations Adopted

    New York’s Workers’ Comp Board (WCB) adopted final regulations on Paid Family Leave.  Read more.

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  • August 1, 2017

    ABC's of PFL Now Available!

    Your ABC's of PFL are here!  Get your copy of the ultimate in-depth guide to NY's Paid Family Leave.

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  • January 1, 2018

    PFL is Here!

    PFL becomes officially available in New York, starting with eight weeks of paid time off with 50% compensation of salary up to 50% of the state’s average weekly wage.

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All the currently available Paid Family Leave details are here for you — but there's still much more to come. The state plans to release more information and regulations relating to plan specifics and coverage this summer. Stay in the know.

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