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New York Paid Family Leave Update

29 December 2017

The New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (“Law”) will take effect on January 1, 2018, requiring virtually all private employers in New York to provide paid family leave (“PFL”) benefits to eligible employees. Employers continue to have many questions about the administration and application of the Law as they work towards implementing its requirements. This alert provides an overview of the Law and the most recent PFL developments so that New York employers will be ready to comply with the Law when it takes effect.Covered EmployersThe Law applies to virtually all private employers with at least one employee. Public employers are exempted, but may opt into PFL benefit coverage.View entire update here.