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Serving in the U.S. Armed Forces brings with it a great honor. But it also comes with great sacrifices, obstacles, and pressures for a service member’s family. That is why it’s so essential for families to be prepared for the huge lifestyle and personal changes that come with active military duty deployment. Beginning January 1, 2018, New York State families will enjoy a new statewide Paid Family Leave. This coverage is designed to ensure financial stability for families who need extra time with their loved ones before, during, or after active duty. For more information on the policy change, read on.
Employers across New York are asking their agents questions about what the Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefit means to them. Providing financial and job security for eligible employees in the State of New York, the policy eases big family transitions like welcoming a new baby into the home and caring for an ill or injured family member. Help your clients get prepared by providing these helpful tips so they can be prepared for the policy launch on January 1, 2018.