New York State Paid Family Leave (NYSPFL)

 

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New York State Paid Family Leave (NYSPFL)

Starting January 1, 2019, the NYSPFL benefit will increase and eligible employees will receive up to 55 percent of their average weekly wage for up to ten weeks, capped at the State’s Average Weekly Wage amount, which is currently $1,357.11. This amount is subject to change annually.  

 

Starting January 1, 2019, the deduction rate will increase to .153 percent of weekly earnings and will be capped annually at $107.97.

 

This leave may be taken to care for a family member, bond with a newborn child or for qualified military exigency leave. For more information regarding the NYSPFL, please call HRS Benefits at 2-6180.

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