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.



951-975 of 1044 signatures
Number Date Name Location Share your experience with ...
94 2.1 years ago Isabel Sadurni Brooklyn, NY My grandmother would not be experiencing a humane end phase of life, if it were not for the round the clock care she is receiving from my mother.
93 2.1 years ago Taylor Williams RIDGEWOOD, NY
92 2.1 years ago Alex Zackrone WHITE PLAINS, NY
91 2.1 years ago Barbara Harrison Ithaca, NY
90 2.1 years ago David Aufochs Brooklyn, NY
89 2.1 years ago Allie Robbins FOREST HILLS, NY
88 2.1 years ago dee shearn elmhurst, NY
87 2.1 years ago Deborah Season Brooklyn, NY For my brother Stephen who has autism.
86 2.1 years ago Kathleen Keenan-Takagi BUFFALO, NY
85 2.1 years ago Michael Baglio West Seneca, NY
84 2.1 years ago Laurel Sturt new york, NY
83 2.1 years ago Ryan White ROCHESTER, NY
82 2.1 years ago Michele Johnson YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY
81 2.1 years ago Reisa Gould-Donath SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
80 2.1 years ago SHaron Weber Fort Ann, NY The early times of bonding between parents and child can make a great deal of difference in their relationship for the rest of the child's life.
79 2.1 years ago Douglas Frye BROOKLYN, NY
78 2.1 years ago Tess Fraad NEW YORK, NY
77 2.1 years ago RJ hirsch Saugerties, NY
76 2.1 years ago Darren Showers BUFFALO, NY
75 2.1 years ago Helene Wollin Binghamtoon, NY When you have a baby, 6 weeks at home to get back on your feet, bond with the baby, get breastfeeding all under control and so on is a joke. With my first and last, I had to go back to work after 6 ...
74 2.1 years ago Veronica Lozada OAKLAND GARDENS, NY
73 2.1 years ago Shelley Moses Oriskany Falls, NY
72 2.1 years ago Marissa Goldfaden BAYSIDE, NY
71 2.1 years ago Amy Salzman East northport , NY I am currently in week 8 of my maternity leave. I had a c section so luckily I have been paid until this point. But the last 4 weeks now I will not be. This will impact my husband, 18 month old and ...
70 2.1 years ago Bill Mayers CANASTOTA, NY
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