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New York State Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFL)

Gain an understanding of New York’s new paid family leave law and learn how to keep your company compliant.

On July 19, 2017, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board adopted final regulations to implement the New York State Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFL). Although the PFL is not effective until January 1, 2018, the final regulations are effective immediately. To ensure legal compliance ??" and to avoid potential liability ??" covered employers must navigate the complexities of the PFL to ensure proper administration and successful integration of the new leave law with the existing local, state, and federal leave laws. This material will provide a general understanding of the employers and employees to whom the PFL applies. The content will also clarify the qualifying circumstances and events for which an employee may apply for PFL benefits. Because the PFL is one of many leave laws potentially applicable to New York State and New York City employers and employees, this topic will address how the PFL may interact with other leave laws and provide guidance on proper administration of the PFL with existing federal, state, and local leave laws.

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PFL Coverage and Eligibility

  • PFL Coverage for Private and Public Employers, and Labor Unions
  • Employee Eligibility

PFL Phase-in Schedule

  • Computing PFL Benefits and Rates
  • PFL Benefits Schedule
  • PFL Schedule of Deductions

PFL Benefits: Qualifying Events

  • Bonding With a Child
  • Caring for the Serious Health Condition of a Family Member
  • Qualifying Exigencies

PFL Documentation and Certification

  • Bonding With a Child
  • Caring for the Serious Health Condition of a Family Member
  • Qualifying Exigencies

PFL Notice and Obligations

  • Employer Obligations
  • Employee Notice Requirements

PFL Interplay With Other Laws

  • Federal
  • New York State
  • New York City
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This course was last revised on October 25, 2017.

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  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
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  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Melanie M. Ghaw, Esq.

Melanie M. Ghaw, Esq.

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP

  • Senior associate in Employment & Labor practice group at Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP in New York
  • Practices most all areas of employment law
  • Written numerous publications
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars – Metro New York; selected to Lawyers of Distinction
  • J.D. degree, Appalachian School of Law; B.A. degree, Rutgers University
  • Can be contacted at 212-916-0954 or Melanie.ghaw@mcblaw.com
Gregory B. Reilly, Esq.

Gregory B. Reilly, Esq.

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP

  • Partner and Head of Employment & Labor practice group
  • Employment practice includes: Physician Employment Agreements, Partnership Disputes, Americans With Disabilities Act, Class Actions, Contract Negotiation, Employment Discrimination/Harassment, Family and Medical Leave Act, Immigration and Medical Leave Act, Non-Competition, Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information, Union and Management Relations, Wage/Hour and Compensation, Whistle blowing and Wrongful Discharge
  • Achieved the highest Preeminent Rating™ from Martindale Hubbell; listed in "Legal Elite in Class Actions" by Avenue magazine
  • J.D. degree, Harvard Law; B.S. degree, Cornell University
  • Can be contacted at (212) 916-0920 or gregory.reilly@mcblaw.com
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Product ID: 401037
Published 2017
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