12 November 2019

New York Paid Family Leave Resource Roundup for 2020

Everything new for 2020 all in one place!

New York Paid Family Leave Resource Roundup for 2020

2020 is quickly approaching and, in New York, now is the time to focus on the upcoming changes to Paid Family Leave (PFL) for 2020.  If the phase-in details have not hit your radar yet, we’ve put together this resource roundup to identify what you need to know and what to expect in the new year.

New York’s Paid Family Leave Changes Go into effect January 1, 2020

Remember,  NY’s Paid Family Leave program was set to phase-in over a 4-year period with gradually increasing benefits – and 2020 is year 3 of that phase-in period.  Rates are changing, and benefits are expanding.  Here are 7 essential articles, infographics, and checklist to bring you up-to-date quickly on all the changes going in effect January 1, 2020:

PFL Update: 2020 Rate And Maximum Contribution

Get the details on the 2020 rate and benefit expansion.

The ABCs Of PFL - Updated For 2020!

This 33-page guide is the ultimate resource for all things NY Paid Family Leave.

How To Calculate PFL Benefits In 2020

Provides help in calculating how much Paid Family Leave time an eligible employee can take in 2020.

Calculating The Average Weekly Wage For Benefit/Claim Purposes In 2020

Knowing your average weekly wage (AWW) will help you estimate what your benefit amount will be in 2020 – we also provide a simple Benefit Estimator tool to calculate benefits.

PFL Withholdings for 2020

Hands-on examples of how Paid Family Leave withholdings are intended to work.

Get Ready For NY PFL 2020 Rate & Benefit Changes

This article provides a handy employer checklist with 8 things to know and do for 2020.

Infographic: PFL Vs. DBL Made Simple

While Paid Family Leave is a rider to New York’s Disability Benefits Law (DBL), they do differ from one another.  This infographic gives you a side-by-side visual guide to both insurance coverages.


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This blog post is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal counsel. Please consult with an appropriate professional for legal and compliance advice. Any PFL information is as of the blog post’s date stamp; it is based on the applicable statutes and regulation,  and may change as regulations evolve or NY State issues guidance regarding Paid Family Leave regulations. Have more questions? Email us at pflquestions@shelterpoint.com

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