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.



901-925 of 1044 signatures
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144 2.1 years ago wally nichols kerhonkson, NY Seems profoundly uncool to not support this. Family crisis time is the most important time in a person's life and should not be hijacked by financial pressure to work without interruption. Big...
143 2.1 years ago Edith Mann PENN YAN, NY
142 2.1 years ago Carol Kite CHITTENANGO, NY I have no experience with paid leave, too old, but I can see the importance of both parents having the opportunity to bond with the baby. Also Mom needs to recover before returning to work.
141 2.1 years ago Christopher Galloway Ridgewood, NY
140 2.1 years ago j l syracuse, NY
139 2.1 years ago Paul Bredderman, Sr. CLIFTON PARK, NY
138 2.1 years ago Martin Kornbluh PORT WASHINGTON, NY
137 2.1 years ago Doreen Glynn Latham, NY
136 2.1 years ago Maria Paez MIDDLE VILLAGE, NY Please review and consider. Thanks.
135 2.1 years ago David Cleland Avoca, NY
134 2.1 years ago Elaine Livingston VESTAL, NY
133 2.1 years ago Virginia (Ginger) Comstock ARCADE, NY It is remarkable -- and a great embarrassment -- the U.S. is among the very few industrialized nations in the world without paid family leave codified in law.
The first few weeks & months is whe...
132 2.1 years ago Garry LaQuinte Brooklyn, NY
131 2.1 years ago Martin Kornbluh PORT WASHINGTON, NY
130 2.1 years ago Rachel Krauser NEW YORK, NY
129 2.1 years ago Shaughna Bishop NEW YORK, NY
128 2.1 years ago Ross Fraser Hicksville, NY
127 2.1 years ago Mark Powers CEDARHURST, NY
126 2.1 years ago Jon Lyness SUNNYSIDE, NY
125 2.1 years ago Hugh Jarvis Buffalo, NY
124 2.1 years ago Ayne Sheldon Lansing, NY My father became very ill and I needed to help my elderly, blind mother take care of him. There is no way she could have done it alone and I was able to spend my father's last weeks by his side.
123 2.1 years ago Thomas Gambino New York, NY
122 2.1 years ago Douglas Dicks Brooklyn , NY This would give people peace of mind. It is definitely essential.
121 2.1 years ago Jessica Beam Bronx, NY I think its ridiculous that the US is far behind other countries when i comes to providing FMLA to its employees. Happy employees make a happy company.
120 2.1 years ago Vlada Yaneva New York, NY As a soon to be mom who will get no paid FMLA I think this policy is a basic essential human right. USA is so far behind the rest of the world in this...it's time to catch up and send the right mess...
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