The New York State Average Weekly Wage (NYSAWW), used to calculate Paid Family Leave benefits, has been updated as of April 1st to $1,594.57*.
For PFL purposes, this wage data goes into effect on January 1, 2022. It does not change the calculation for Paid Family Leave benefits received this year, in 2021.
Learn more about the current NYSAWW and benefit levels here.
Find out how it works if a claim crosses over calendar years here.
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*As published by the Department of Labor's Research and Statistics Division.
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