Jul. 30, 2019
This 1-minute quiz will tell you if you need to provide DBL/PFL coverage
A 1-minute quiz to help employers determine if they are required to provide DBL/PFL to their employees
Jul. 18, 2019
Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill Extending DBL/PFL Coverage To Farm Workers
On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act, extending DBL/PFL coverage to farm workers...
Jun. 26, 2018
Since New York Paid Family Leave (PFL) was added to New York’s statutory Disability (DBL) policy as a rider, there are a lot of questions about how they relate, compare, and interact. While there is some overlap between the two, they are...
Jun. 8, 2017
June 8, 2017, updated June 26, 2018 – Today we’re taking a closer look at another benefit extended to most employees in New York State: Statutory short-term disability (commonly referred to as DBL, short for Disability Benefits Law). This benefit is important to understand and look at in conjunction with the Paid Family Leave benefit, since NY PFL is typically provided in the form of a rider (i.e., add-on coverage) to DBL. We’ll highlight some of the essential features, commonalities, and differences between . . .
Mar. 21, 2017
March 21, 2017 – When do carriers have to announce if they will be exiting the DBL (and thereby PFL) market?
The draft regulations are requiring carriers to declare if they will exit the statutory disability market, and thereby paid family leave, no later than July 1 of this year – or within 30 days of...