Support Paid Family Leave in New York

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The Paid Family Leave Insurance Act would provide up to 12 weeks of paid leave to bond with a new child, care for a seriously ill family member, and deal with issues that arise when a family member is called to active military service.The legislation would create a paid family leave insurance benefit and modernize New York’s Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) program, the critical support system for new mothers physically recovering from childbirth, which is currently frozen at the 1989 rate of $170 per week.



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Number Date Name Location Share your experience with ...
844 2.1 years ago Amy Fass NEW YORK, NY I haven't had personal experience w/paid family leave, but it's inexcusable that the weekly TDI payment hasn't been increased since 1989! It should be raised to reflect the current cost of living an...
843 2.1 years ago Amy Fass NEW YORK, NY I haven't had personal experience w/paid family leave, but it's inexcusable that the weekly TDI payment hasn't been increased since 1989! It should be raised to reflect the current cost of living an...
842 2.1 years ago Beth Carr STAFFORD, NY
841 2.1 years ago Trudy Murray New York, NY
840 2.1 years ago Matthew Roman Binghamton, NY I almost lost my job when my mother was dying.
839 2.1 years ago Hannah Woodward Astoria, NY
838 2.1 years ago Joe Birnbaum MONROE, NY
837 2.1 years ago Doris Kelly Hyde Park, NY
836 2.1 years ago Arthur Ames HILTON, NY
835 2.1 years ago marge dakouzlian Staten Island, NY
834 2.1 years ago Peter J. Keiser MANLIUS, NY
833 2.1 years ago Barbara Kidney Pine Bush, NY
832 2.1 years ago Patricia Sahr EAST NASSAU, NY
831 2.1 years ago Lisa Kagan CATSKILL, NY
830 2.1 years ago A.J. Averett POTSDAM, NY This is basic common decency.
829 2.1 years ago Richard & Lucy Zaslow Jamaica, NY
828 2.1 years ago Michael Lewandowski Fuquay Varina, NC
827 2.1 years ago Jay Clawson Ithaca, NY
826 2.1 years ago Martha Armas ELMHURST, NY
825 2.1 years ago Jenelle Joseph Brooklyn, NY
824 2.1 years ago Barbara Kidney Pine Bush, NY According to both our Declaration of Independence & Preamble to the Constitution, governments exist to protect the welfare of the people. They're just saying, and so are we! Do your job!
823 2.1 years ago Eleanor Liggio Elmsford, NY
822 2.1 years ago Janice Myers WEST HURLEY, NY
821 2.1 years ago Stephanie Jacobs Flushing, NY
820 2.1 years ago Caroline Start BROOKLYN, NY
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