A few clarifications and updates have been released. Also, we have a great guide on this program, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will happily send it to you.
OUT-OF-STATE Coverage: You are required to provide DBL/PFL coverage for any employee in NY that you employ for at least 30 days. If the Employee lives in NY but works in another state they are not required to be covered. Additionally those employees would not be eligible for voluntary coverage either.
COVERAGE IN OTHER STATES- If you have employees in New Jersey, Rhode Island, California, Puerto Rico or Hawaii they may be required to be on the DBL policy for that state…
We are starting to get a look at small group rate increase filings in New York. Note that these are only what was applied for – typically, New York State knocks these increases down. We will find out the approved increases mid-summer.
This is a nice article released by Shelterpoint on May 17, 2017
We’ve spent the last few weeks combing through Paid Family Leave draft regulations to pull out the most important information, so you don’t have to. Here are your absolute must-knows based on the drafts:
Paid Family Leave is a reality for ALL New York employers beginning January 1, 2018.
Passed on April 1, 2017, this will be he richest Family Paid Leave coverage in the country. Employees will be eligible for paid time off to care for a new child or sick family member. All Employers with at least one employee (other than the owner) must comply.