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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144 1 year 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 1 year ago Edith Mann PENN YAN, NY
142 1 year 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 1 year ago Christopher Galloway Ridgewood, NY
140 1 year ago j l syracuse, NY
139 1 year ago Paul Bredderman, Sr. CLIFTON PARK, NY
138 1 year ago Martin Kornbluh PORT WASHINGTON, NY
137 1 year ago Doreen Glynn Latham, NY
136 1 year ago Maria Paez MIDDLE VILLAGE, NY Please review and consider. Thanks.
135 1 year ago David Cleland Avoca, NY
134 1 year ago Elaine Livingston VESTAL, NY
133 1 year 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 1 year ago Garry LaQuinte Brooklyn, NY
131 1 year ago Martin Kornbluh PORT WASHINGTON, NY
130 1 year ago Rachel Krauser NEW YORK, NY
129 1 year ago Shaughna Bishop NEW YORK, NY
128 1 year ago Ross Fraser Hicksville, NY
127 1 year ago Mark Powers CEDARHURST, NY
126 1 year ago Jon Lyness SUNNYSIDE, NY
125 1 year ago Hugh Jarvis Buffalo, NY
124 1 year 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 1 year ago Thomas Gambino New York, NY
122 1 year ago Douglas Dicks Brooklyn , NY This would give people peace of mind. It is definitely essential.
121 1 year 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 1 year 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's time to catch up and send the right mess...
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