Paid Family Leave: A National Landscape of State Laws 2Jun
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

7 May 2020
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 2019, and how those...

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 2019, and how those numbers ...

Important Information About Your DBL/PFL Insurance...

Important Information About Your DBL/PFL Insurance...

9 April 2020
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...

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...

Important Information About Your Life Insurance Policy...

9 April 2020
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...

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 Coordinate
8 April 2020

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

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 quarantined due to COVID-19, let’s see what that means for NY employees...

How to Apply for New York COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave
7 April 2020

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 Family Leave
1 April 2020

COVID-19 FAQs on NY's Short-Term Disability and Paid Family Leave

Find out if, when, and how you may qualify to receive special emergency benefits through your NY statutory insurance (DBL/PFL)

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 Quarantine
31 March 2020

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

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...

COVID-19 and ShelterPoint Preparedness

COVID-19 and ShelterPoint Preparedness

Important updates around precautionary measures we are taking to keep our commitment to our customers while ensuring the safety of our employees amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

New York Paid Family Leave Resource Roundup for 2020

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...

New York Paid Family Leave Premium Rate for 2020

New York Paid Family Leave Premium Rate for 2020

On August 30, 2019, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced that the maximum contribution rate will be...

New York Farm Labor Bill: What It  Means for DBL/PFL

New York Farm Labor Bill: What It Means for DBL/PFL

Effective January 2020, the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act extends DBL/PFL coverage to New York farm workers.  Read more about this new bill signed into law on July 17, 2019.

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