These are the cliff notes. Very succinctly, we've broken down the benefits of Paid Family Leave NY as well as how employees become eligible and what events qualify them to take paid leave. Read on.
Beneficiaries will eventually be able to collect 67% of their average weekly wage - with a cap at 67% of the current New York State average weekly wage.
Beneficiaries will eventually be able to take 12 weeks of paid leave - but just like the benefits, the length of leave will be phased in over a four-year period.
All employees in the state of New York qualify, provided they meet the following criteria:
There are three types of events that employees can use Paid Family Leave for:
A civil union partner does not qualify for Paid Family Leave in New York, although it does for similar programs in other states.