New York Paid Family Leave

On April 1, 2016, New York passed a new Paid Family Leave regulation for all employers with employees who work in New York.

Here are some essential facts about this new law and its impact on brokers, employers and their employees.

What’s new?

Keep up to date with the latest developments concerning this law  — who it covers, how to comply, what you need to do and when. Find out more.

How does the benefit work?

This new leave benefit allows eligible employees paid time off for bonding, to care for a seriously ill family member, or when a family member is called into active military service. Find out more.

How does the benefit impact other leave plans?

New York Paid Family Leave does not replace obligations under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, other New York leave laws or state disability or other insurance plans. Find out more.

How can employers prepare?

Benefits will begin in January 2018, but employers can begin funding now. Find out more.

How will Lincoln administer Paid Family Leave?

Lincoln will continue to keep you up to date as we learn more. Find out more.

New York state resources

The state of New York has committed to publishing forms and notices to support employers’ Paid Family Leave plan administration. Find out more.

Lincoln Solutions

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