Paid Family Leave Across the Nation 5Jan
2021

Paid Family Leave Across the Nation

Despite events of 2020 that overshadowed focus on initiatives related to Paid Family Leave (PFL) and Paid Family & Medical Leave (PFML) programs...

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

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

8 December 2020
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...

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)?…

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 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 …

COVID-19 NY Paid Sick Leave and Health Care Employers
22 July 2020

COVID-19 NY Paid Sick Leave and Health Care Employers

New guidance released jointly by the New York State Departments of Health and Labor limits how often health care employees can receive quarantine benefits

New guidance released jointly by the New York State Departments of Health and Labor limits how often health care employees who test positive for COVID-19 can receive quarantine benefits under New York’s “Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave” law. Find out under what circumstances and what employers need to know...

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…

Paid Family Leave: A National Landscape of State Laws
2 June 2020

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…

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...
Important Information About Your DBL/PFL Insurance...

Important Information About Your DBL/PFL Insurance...

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...
Important Information About Your Life Insurance Policy...

Important Information About Your Life Insurance Policy...

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...
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... 

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…

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