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New York State Releases Paid Family Leave Certification Forms

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The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (“WCB”) has just released the long-awaited Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) forms. There is a general application form (PFL-1), as well as various certification forms depending on the type of leave requested: To apply for PFL to bond with a newborn or a newly adopted or fostered child, the… Continue Reading

New York State Releases Waiver and Voluntary Coverage Forms

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The New York Workers’ Compensation Board recently released three key forms associated with Paid Family Leave (“PFL”): PFL-Waiver:  “Employee Opt-Out of Paid Family Leave Benefits” PFL-135:  “Employer’s Application for Voluntary Coverage” (No Employee Contribution) PFL-136:  “Employer’s Application for Voluntary Coverage” (Employee Contribution Required) These are the first forms that the WCB has formally published in… Continue Reading

Paid Family Leave: Week 2 of Q&As

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Welcome to Week 2 of Bond’s New York Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) Q&As.  Many of the most commonly asked questions during Bond’s PFL webinars focused on the intersection of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), the Disability Benefits Law (“DBL”) and PFL.  In this post, we answer some of those questions.… Continue Reading

Paid Family Leave: Week 1 of Q&As

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Thank you to everyone who attended Bond’s webinar on New York Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.  We had a tremendous turnout and received hundreds of questions.  While we didn’t have the opportunity during the webinar to address all of the inquiries that we received, we noted afterwards that many employers raised… Continue Reading

Ready, Set, Go! New York Adopts Final Paid Family Leave Regulations

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The New York Workers’ Compensation Board published its final regulations implementing the New York Paid Family Leave Law today, Wednesday, July 19, 2017.  The final regulations largely mirror the proposed regulations issued on May 24, but the Board provided further clarification in certain areas.  For example, in its commentary, the Board clarified the rules applicable… Continue Reading

New York Publishes Revised Proposed Regulations for Paid Family Leave

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Yesterday, May 24, 2017, the New York Workers’ Compensation Board (the “Board”) issued another set of proposed regulations implementing the New York Paid Family Leave Law (PFL).  The initial proposed regulations were published on February 22, 2017, as discussed in a previous blog article.  During the comment period that followed, the Board received 117 formal… Continue Reading