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 . . .