Oct. 28, 2019

Get Ready for NY PFL 2020 Rate & Benefit Changes

2020 PFL Employer Checklist

As the New York Paid Family Leave benefit law (PFL) is about to enter year 3 of the 4-year phase-in schedule, it’s time to look ahead to 2020 and the changes that take effect next year.  In this article, find out the 8 things to know and do for a smooth transition. And get our free bonus content: download a handy checklist to help prepare your business for next year!

Oct. 15, 2019

The ABCs of PFL - Updated for 2020!

ABC's of PFL
October 15, 2019 –  Your ABCs of PFL are here! Paid Family Leave may seem complicated, but don’t worry – we’re here to help!  If you’re struggling to understand the practical implications and applications of PFL, you’ll find answers and explanations in our ABCs of PFL. This simplified guide can help...

Oct. 15, 2019

Infographic: PFL vs. DBL Made Simple

pfl v dbl

New York’s Paid Family Leave is a rider to statutory short-term disability insurance (Disability Benefits Law, or DBL for short), but do you know the differences between the two types of insurance coverage? How much benefit do they pay? How much do they cost? How do you qualify? Both provide a form of paid time off but…

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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