Family Care Benefit Begins July 1 for Massachusetts PFML 24Jun
2021

Family Care Benefit Begins July 1 for Massachusetts PFML

The remaining benefit provided under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave program becomes available on July 1, 2021…

NY State Average Weekly Wage released for 2022 NY Paid...

NY State Average Weekly Wage released for 2022 NY Paid...

2 April 2021

The New York State Average Weekly Wage has been released for 2022 NY Paid Family Leave benefits…

The New York State Average Weekly Wage has been released for 2022 NY Paid Family Leave benefits…

COVID-19 Benefits Changes in 2021

COVID-19 Benefits Changes in 2021

31 March 2021
There were several significant changes to the NY Emergency Paid Sick Leave law and federal Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) laws in 2021.  We look at what has changed in these programs and what it...

There were several significant changes to the NY Emergency Paid Sick Leave law and federal Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) laws in 2021.  We look at what has changed in these programs and what it may mean for you…

The ABCs Of PFL - Updated For 2021

The ABCs Of PFL - Updated For 2021

21 December 2020

Understanding Paid Family Leave in New York - The Easy Way!  New York Paid Family Leave is now entering the final year of the 4-year phase-in period – so benefits will ...

Understanding Paid Family Leave in New York - The Easy Way!  New York Paid Family Leave is now entering the final year of the 4-year phase-in period – so benefits will ...

How NYS Sick Leave Act Impacts and Compares to DBL/PFL
8 December 2020

How NYS Sick Leave Act Impacts and Compares to DBL/PFL

What does the new Sick Leave Act mean for NY’s short-term disability (DBL) and Paid Family Leave (PFL)?

New York State is providing a new paid leave benefit to its workers beginning on January 1st, 2021 – the NYS Sick Leave Act. But what is this new law? And when do you take sick leave versus New York’s short-term disability (DBL) and Paid Family Leave (PFL)?…

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

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

How to renew or get a new exemption before the window closes on 12/31/20

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 how to file for a new one last minute…

Important MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Updates for 2021
29 October 2020

Important MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Updates for 2021

Maximum Contribution Rates and Weekly Benefit Information Released for 2021

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

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

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...

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave: How to Apply...

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...

Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave: Top 10 Things...

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

PFL Update: NY State Average Weekly Wage for 2021 Benefits

PFL Update: NY State Average Weekly Wage for 2021 Benefits

The updated New York State Average Weekly Wage (NYSAWW) has been released for 2021 NY Paid Family Leave benefits…

NY Paid Family Leave: Carriers Have to Announce if They...

NY Paid Family Leave: Carriers Have to Announce if They...

When do carriers have to announce if they will be exiting the DBL (and thereby PFL) market? The draft regulations are requiring carriers to declare if they will exit the statutory disability...
PFL: New York vs New Jersey

PFL: New York vs New Jersey

Paid Family Leave (PFL) is on its way to New York, and with it, a lot of focus on how other states have implemented similar paid family leave plans. How will it compare to our New Jersey...
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