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New York Farm Labor Bill: What It Means for Paid Family Leave

Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill Extending DBL/PFL Coverage To Farm Workers

July 18, 2019

NY Gov Cuomo signing Farm Labor bill

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act, extending DBL/PFL coverage to farm workers, formerly an excluded group.

Go here to read more.

For a detailed list and more information on excluded classes of employees and exempt employers, read our article “Exempt Employers, Excluded Employees, And Voluntary Coverage”.

To find out more about part-timers and temporary employees, check out our “Top 3 Must See — Part-Time, Seasonal, And Contract Employee Questions” post.

This blog post is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal counsel. Please consult with an appropriate professional for legal and compliance advice. Any PFL information is as of the blog post’s date stamp; it is based on the applicable statutes and regulation,  and may change as regulations evolve or NY State issues guidance regarding Paid Family Leave regulations. Have more questions? Email us at pflquestions@shelterpoint.com
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