22.04.2017 08.54 CDT
New York state’s new paid family leave act is going into effect soon; time for employers to start thinking about the effects.
Paid Family Leave: Next Benefits Frontier or New Battleground?
Employees in New York will be able to take paid family leave to care for a family member or bond with a new child. This new law is far-reaching and generous. And, it may affect the national debate over paid family leave.
New York State’s new paid family leave law will allow employees to receive up to 67% for 12 weeks to care for a family member or bond with a new child. New York is now the fourth state to implement a paid family. This means all employers need to start paying attention to this issue.