Beginning January 1, 2018, private sector employees in New York State who meet the minimum employment-duration requirements will be eligible for paid family leave under New York’s Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) law.  The PFL program will be funded by employees via mandatory payroll deductions – tacked onto existing disability benefits deductions – beginning in July 2017. Who is Covered by the Law? The law applies to all private employers.  Unlike the federal [...]

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