The wait is over! On July 19, 2017, New York’s Workers’ Comp Board (WCB) adopted final regulations on Paid Family Leave. This was the last piece of the puzzle in allowing insurance carriers, employers, and brokers to gear up and implement Paid Family Leave capabilities before the phase-in of PFL begins in January 2018.
While we are finalizing all our administrative details, such as a fully detailed claims process, employers will have to prepare for Paid Family Leave as well – and it brings new obligations and compliance considerations to employers. Sign up here to stay in the know!