New York Expands Disability & Paid Family Leave Eligibility for Domestic Workers 4Jan
2022

New York Expands Disability & Paid Family Leave Eligibility for Domestic Workers

New York has expanded the eligibility for domestic workers under its Paid Family Leave (PFL) and statutory short-term disability (DBL) programs…

NJ Temporary Disability 2022 Contribution Rates Released

NJ Temporary Disability 2022 Contribution Rates Released

6 October 2021

The New Jersey Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) maximum employee contribution rate for 2022 will be set at …

The New Jersey Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) maximum employee contribution rate for 2022 will be set at …

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…

New Jersey Temporary Disability 2021 Contribution Rates...

New Jersey Temporary Disability 2021 Contribution Rates...

24 September 2020

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 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 …

COVID-19 Quarantine Benefits: How NY Travel Advisory Impacts
14 July 2020

COVID-19 Quarantine Benefits: How NY Travel Advisory Impacts

*Updated November 4, 2020*

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 July 1, 2020
11 June 2020

NJ Temporary Disability Insurance: Changes Effective July 1, 2020

New TDI benefit percentages increase the maximum benefit amount – plus FLI changes going into effect at the same time

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…

Important Information About Your DBL/PFL Insurance Policy Rights Concerning The COVID-19 Pandemic
9 April 2020

Important Information About Your DBL/PFL Insurance Policy Rights Concerning The COVID-19 Pandemic

For Policyholders experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19

A recent Executive Order issued by Governor Cuomo, together with recent amendments to the insurance and banking regulations (the “regulations”) issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“Department”), extend grace periods and give you other rights...

Important Information About Your Life Insurance Policy Rights Concerning The COVID-19 Pandemic
9 April 2020

Important Information About Your Life Insurance Policy Rights Concerning The COVID-19 Pandemic

For Policyholders experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19

A recent Executive Order issued by Governor Cuomo, together with recent amendments to the insurance and banking regulations (the “regulations”) issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“Department”), extend grace periods and give you other rights...

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave: How NY and Federal Benefits...

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave: How NY and Federal Benefits...

Now that we have turned the calendar over to April, when the Federal Law (“Families First Coronavirus Response Act”, short FFCRA) takes the primary role in providing benefits for those...
How to Apply for New York COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

How to Apply for New York COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

During this trying and uncertain time for New Yorkers, we here at ShelterPoint understand how important this benefit may be for you to help with the hardships caused by COVID-19... 

COVID-19 FAQs on NY’s Short-Term Disability and Paid...

COVID-19 FAQs on NY’s Short-Term Disability and Paid...

Our DBL/PFL Experts respond to your most frequently asked questions about NY Emergency COVID-19 Sick Leave and how it relates to statutory insurance coverage in New York...

NY COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave: How to get an Order for...

NY COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave: How to get an Order for...

An important update has come in from New York State on how to obtain an Order for Mandatory or Precautionary Quarantine...

NY "Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave"

NY "Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave"

Until the Federal law becomes the primary source of COVID-19 paid sick leave on April 1, 2020, NY’s “Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave” is the first step to help ease some of...
COVID-19 Legislation Update

COVID-19 Legislation Update

While the Federal government passed legislation to help ease some of the financial strains caused by the COVID-19 outbreak...

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