Aug. 8, 2017

ShelterPoint's New York Paid Family Leave

ShelterPoint PFL

August 8, 2017  – Effective January 1, 2018, Paid Family Leave (PFL) becomes a mandatory benefit in New York and will be implemented as a rider to our Policyholder’s statutory short-term disability (DBL) policy – unless they self-fund or are exempt.  Rest assured, all ShelterPoint policyholders with DBL contracts that are required to include PFL will automatically receive a PFL rider.  We will be mailing the PFL riders to ...

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Categories: Client Information

Jul. 17, 2017

PFL Hot Topic: Exempt Employers, Excluded Employees, and Voluntary Coverage

PFL Teacher

July 17, 2017  – Since Paid Family Leave (PFL) is added to the DBL policy (statutory short-term disability) as a rider, it applies to any entity currently considered a “Covered Employer ” under DBL (typically private sector organizations with at least 1 employee who works in NY for at least 30 days in a year). On the flipside, the same exemptions and exclusions apply as...

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Categories: Eligibility

Jun. 28, 2017

ShelterPoint to Lead NY Paid Family Leave Expert Panel

PFL microphone
*Press Release* June 28, 2017  – ShelterPoint Life Insurance Company has created an expert educational panel with SHRM-LI that will discuss the impact of New York State’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) mandate on employers, employees and the business community. The discussion, titled, “What is Paid Family Leave (PFL)? What does it mean for employers and employees?” will take place Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

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Categories: Events


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