Oct. 15, 2019

How to Calculate PFL Benefits in 2020

PFL family

Since Paid Family Leave is being phased in over four years, it may be hard to remember how much time a covered employee can take and what the benefit levels are for that year.  See the calculation for 2020 here…

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Categories: Benefits

Oct. 15, 2019

Calculating the Average Weekly Wage for Benefit/Claim Purposes in 2020

PFL Woman

Paid Family Leave benefits in 2020 will be 60% of an employee’s average weekly wage (AWW), capped at 60% of the current New York State Average Weekly Wage (NYSAWW), which is $1,401.17* in 2020.  This translates into a maximum benefit of $840.70 per week. So, when trying to estimate what your PFL benefit amount will be while out on leave, you first...

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Categories: Benefits, Claims


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