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.



651-675 of 1044 signatures
Number Date Name Location Share your experience with ...
394 1 year ago Carla Cherry NEW YORK, NY
393 1 year ago Karlene Gunter ROCHESTER, NY
392 1 year ago Priscilla T. Bassett NEW YORK, NY
391 1 year ago Bud Saddlemire VOORHEESVILLE, NY
390 1 year ago dot morgan NEW YORK, NY
389 1 year ago John Keevert ROCHESTER, NY We are learning more and more that the first few years of a child's life are critical to maximizing optimal development.
388 1 year ago Pat Wagner AVERILL PARK, NY
387 1 year ago Douglas McDougall BROOKLYN, NY
386 1 year ago Bemshi Jones NEW YORK, NY
385 1 year ago christine perkins skaneateles, NY
384 1 year ago Elllen Schoen BROOKLYN, NY
383 1 year ago F. Robert Wesley Ithaca, NY
382 1 year ago Deborah Heinsler Raquette Lake, NY
381 1 year ago A. Elizabeth Zumchak UTICA, NY A few years ago, a coworker told me that when she'd had her baby the previous year, the district had only paid her for the day the baby was actually born--not for the preceding days or the rest of h...
380 1 year ago Chris Williams Brooklyn, NY
379 1 year ago walter lynds Buskirk, NY
378 1 year ago Ellen cooke East Northport, NY
377 1 year ago Carron Donohue New York, NY
376 1 year ago Paul Schwartz Kew Gardens, NY
375 1 year ago Stephen Smith NEW YORK, NY
374 1 year ago Anthony Straka Wappingers Falls, NY
373 1 year ago alice farber Huntington Station, NY All other industrialized countries already have such aprogram in effect. Shame on the USA! Every parent should have the right to spend quality time with newborns, bond with them, mothers to recove...
372 1 year ago Danielle Lewis Brooklyn, NY
371 1 year ago Robert Fraser Carmel, NY
370 1 year ago Joan-Marie Bauman Monticello, NY
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