Oct. 23, 2018

Infographic: PFL vs. DBL Made Simple

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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, 2018

Calculating the Average Weekly Wage for Benefit/Claim Purposes

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Paid Family Leave benefits in 2019 are 55% of an employee’s Average Weekly Wage (AWW), capped 55% of the current New York State Average Weekly Wage (NYSAWW) of $1,357.11.*  This translates into a maximum benefit of $746.41 per week. So, when trying to estimate what PFL benefit amount you can expect while out on leave, you first...

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Categories: Benefits, Claims

Oct. 15, 2018

How To Calculate PFL Benefits in 2019

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Knowing how much time an employee can take with Paid Family Leave may seem tricky.  Employees are trying to figure out just how much PFL time can they can take in 2019 should they need to use it.  So how do you calculate…

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Categories: Benefits


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