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 ...
69 1 year ago Eugene Hamond Wallkill, NY
68 1 year ago Paul Freibott New York City, NY
67 1 year ago Agnes Chao Yorktown Heights, NY
66 1 year ago Esther Weaver HIGHLAND, NY
65 1 year ago Peter Meyer NEW YORK, NY
64 1 year ago Steven Bard New York, NY
63 1 year ago Angelika Winner Brooklyn, NY
62 1 year ago Susan Aufrichtig NY Caring for a spouse who suffered a stroke - brought in by an allergic reaction - during what should have been a routine medical procedure.
61 1 year ago Roy Murphy BROOKLYN, NY
60 1 year ago Sue Nuccio Syracuse, NY
59 1 year ago Lawrence Tetenbaum PLAINVIEW, NY
58 1 year ago Adam Stein ROCHESTER, NY
57 1 year ago Katrhleen Pearson Victor, NY
56 1 year ago Edwina Nuccio Yonkers, NY
55 1 year ago Peter Glaubitz LOCKPORT, NY
54 1 year ago Davida HIRSCH Nyack, NY
53 1 year ago Elinor Amlen NEW YORK, NY
52 1 year ago Joan Palmer Ganeles Utica, NY As a member of a state employees union, paid sick and family leave were among our benefits, allowing me to use this benefit whenever I needed it without penalty. Everyone should have this right.
51 1 year ago Stella Lowder Ridgewood , NY I once lost my job because my son was sick and my employer told me I could either leave the job or stay at home and take care of my sick young kid. Some choice!
50 1 year ago Lloyd Roos DOBBS FERRY, NY
49 1 year ago D.T. Hughes NEW YORK, NY
48 1 year ago Robert Daraio Ossining, NY As a local representative on the NewsGuild of NY, we just negotiated 16 weeks of gender neutral parental leave at 100% of regular pay for our members working at The Nation, America's oldest continuo...
47 1 year ago Justin Tobias GARDEN CITY, NY
46 1 year ago Judith Pierce BROOKLYN, NY
45 1 year ago Rita-Ann FitzGerald ESSEX, NY
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