New Guidance for MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Private Plan Exemptions 17Nov
2020

New Guidance for MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Private Plan Exemptions

The deadline to renew your Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave Fully-Insured Private Plan Exemption is fast approaching.  Here is what you need to know to complete your application on time – or...
COVID-19 Quarantine Benefits: Eligibility for Travel...

COVID-19 Quarantine Benefits: Eligibility for Travel...

4 November 2020
In light of the recent rise of COVID-19 cases, New York State has issued new guidelines for New York employees who travel out of the state, or out of the country.  It may impact the Paid Family Leave benefits...

In light of the recent rise of COVID-19 cases, New York State has issued new guidelines for New York employees who travel out of the state, or out of the country.  It may impact the Paid Family Leave benefits you may ordinarily receive if you are under a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine.  Here is how you may be impacted…

Important MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Updates for 2021

Important MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Updates for 2021

29 October 2020

For 2021, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts kept the contribution rates...

For 2021, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts kept the contribution rates...

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave Employee...

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave Employee...

16 October 2020
Do employer/employee contributions work the same way for approved private plans as they do for the State Fund? Not necessarily. See how the calculations work and compare to the State Fund with hands-on examples for...

Do employer/employee contributions work the same way for approved private plans as they do for the State Fund? Not necessarily. See how the calculations work and compare to the State Fund with hands-on examples for private plans in this post…

New Jersey Temporary Disability 2021 Contribution Rates Released
24 September 2020

New Jersey Temporary Disability 2021 Contribution Rates Released

Maximum Employee Contribution Rate, Employee and Employer Taxable Wage Base

New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) announced the new employee contribution rate for its Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) benefits, which will be set at …

New York Paid Family Leave Premium Rate for 2021
1 September 2020

New York Paid Family Leave Premium Rate for 2021

On September 1, 2020, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) published the new premium rate for Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits, which is now set at …

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave: How to Apply For a Private Plan
11 August 2020

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave: How to Apply For a Private Plan

Get step-by-step instructions guiding you through what administrative actions you need to complete for an exemption, and switch to a private MA Paid Family & Medical Leave plan....

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave: Top 10 Things Employers Need to Know
31 July 2020

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave: Top 10 Things Employers Need to Know

With the official release of the final regulations, everything is now in place ...

COVID-19 Quarantine Benefits: NY Travel Advisory Impacts

COVID-19 Quarantine Benefits: NY Travel Advisory Impacts

New York State has recently issued an Executive Order that impacts quarantine benefits under NY’s COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave. Here is how this new regulation may affect you…
NJ Temporary Disability Insurance: Changes Effective...

NJ Temporary Disability Insurance: Changes Effective...

Some more big changes to New Jersey’s Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) and Family Leave Insurance (FLI), are set to take effect on July 1, 2020…

Paid Family Leave: A National Landscape of State Laws

Paid Family Leave: A National Landscape of State Laws

While there is no national standard regulating or requiring Paid Family Leave, there seems to be more momentum at the state level…

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave – Revised...

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave – Revised...

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) released its updated proposed regulations for the Paid Family & Medical Leave program, calling for informal comments…

How Moms & Dads used NY Paid Family Leave in 2019

How Moms & Dads used NY Paid Family Leave in 2019

In honor of Mother’s and Father’s Day, today we are sharing an inside look at how many moms and dads, ShelterPoint policyholders, used Paid Family Leave in New York for bonding in...
COVID-19 New Jersey Emergency Grace Periods

COVID-19 New Jersey Emergency Grace Periods

To help ease your burden and provide greater flexibility for you in making premium payments, read more here about our emergency grace periods…

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