New York State Paid Family Leave Bill

New York State Paid Family Leave Bill

The New York Paid Family Leave bill would expand the state's New York’s existing Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) to include workers who need time to take care of and bond with a newborn or recently adopted child or an ailing relative. Up to 12 weeks of leave would become available for these purposes.


Is sick leave paid? It should be.

Let sick workers get well, with pay

October 08, 2010

Cry Wolf Quotes

By paying workers who take extended time off from the job for almost any sort of family concern, this mandate would impose significant costs in the form of payments for replacement workers, including overtime. It would disrupt work schedules and leave difficult gaps in staffing for small and large companies…It's already hard enough to do business and provide jobs in New York state. Our leaders in Albany should not make it still harder.

Kenneth Adams, President and CEO of The Business Council of New York State, Syracuse’s The Post-Standard.