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Understanding Leave Time: What’s the difference between PFL, DBL and FMLA?

Topics: Paid Family Leave

The three types of leave are different. While FMLA is a federal law, DBL and PFL are state laws, with Hawaii, California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and New York having some kind of state DBL or PFL requirements. Here’s how the three laws compare in New York:

Read our related report on how New York paid family leave is being taken.

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