A Campaign For Progress: Paid Family Leave in NYS

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Supporters of New York's Paid Family Leave welcome law's arrival

New York State's Paid Family Leave law takes effect this month. It will give individuals partial compensation for up to eight weeks as they take time …

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New York Today: With New Family Leave Law, Savoring the Early Days

<i>Good morning on this defrosting Wednesday.</i><p>As they are for many working moms, Diana Limongi Gabriele’s mornings are a scramble.<p>At her apartment in Astoria, Queens, yesterday, she made breakfast for her family, prepared her 6-year-old for school and then got herself ready for work. At one point, she …

Family

New parental leave is a test for fathers

As the newest crop of expectant parents in New York attends birthing classes and decides on paint colors for nurseries, they are also facing a …

Parenting

Here's What You Should Know About New York's New Paid Family Leave Program

Diana Limongi, who works at a university in New York City, returned to work four months after giving birth to her daughter last year. This was the …

Kirsten Gillibrand

Four Crucial Things You Should Know About New York’s New Paid Family Leave Program

Photo illustration by <b>Slate</b>. Photos by iStock. Working people in New York state will ring in the new year with an important new right on the job: up …

The Workplace

New Yorkers Get Paid Family Leave—Should Your State Offer It?

New York parents-to-be have a little extra help navigating those first few weeks of new parenthood. Could paid family leave come to your state?<p>My husband and I were lucky to be able to take several weeks off when we adopted each of our daughters. It was great for helping us bond with our babies—but …

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Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of Nation's Most Comprehensive Paid Family Leave Policy

Full-time employees with a regular schedule of 20 or more hours a week will be eligible for Paid Family Leave after 26 consecutive weeks of …

BLOG: Paid family leave coming to NY in 2018

Starting Jan. 1, New York residents will be eligible to take paid time off to bond with a new child, care for a loved one or to help out with …

Andrew Cuomo

While US Lags on Paid Maternity Leave, Some States Make Progress

While the United States is the only developed country in the world that does not offer paid maternity leave for new mothers, both of the current …

New York Enacts Groundbreaking Paid Family Leave Law

Now the fourth state to offer paid family leave, New York recently passed the most generous and ground-breaking paid family leave policy in the …

GUEST VIEW: N.Y. actions will help fight poverty

Across the Mohawk Valley, many hard working people remain in poverty. Despite full-time jobs and a strong desire to succeed, too many people find …

Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue

Nancy Glynn, 27, called it her "NICU diet," but it wasn't about weight loss. It was about financial survival.<p>When her son, Hunter, was born two months premature, he was 2 pounds, 10 ounces and fighting for his life. Hunter was in the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, for more than a month.<p>The …

New York’s Paid Family Leave Law Trumps All Others - CJC Human Resource Consulting and Services

<i>What Empire State employers need to know</i><p>New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law last month the most generous paid family leave policy in the …

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New York Lawmakers Pass Trailblazing Paid Family-Leave Policy

While many people spent April 1 trying to sort real stories from April Fools’ jokes, New Yorkers were able to legitimately smile at some surprising …

New York Just Introduced the Best Paid Family Leave Policy in the Country

Last Thursday, New York passed a historic bill to mandate guaranteed paid family leave for nearly everyone who holds a job in the Empire State. The …

Andrew Cuomo

New York's pioneering paid leave policy: What you need to know

By now, you've probably heard that New York is leading the nation with one of the most progressive paid leave policies in the nation. On March 31st, …

Andrew Cuomo: N.Y.’s answer to economic anger

Across our country today, people are angry. They are angry because middle-class and working-class families have been going backward...

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New York just passed the most generous paid family leave law in the country

New York state just passed the nation's most comprehensive paid family leave policy yet, guaranteeing that all New Yorkers — men and women, employees of small and large firms, and full-time or part-time employees — can take three months of partially paid time off to take care of a new child or a …

Andrew Cuomo

New York Just Created a Revolutionary New Family-Leave Policy

You say you want a revolution? A political, social, economic policy upheaval that will dramatically alter the playing field for millions of Americans …

Kirsten Gillibrand

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Business owners rally for paid family leave in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Wednesday a group of business owners will be calling on lawmakers to support Governor Cuomo’s push for paid family …

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