New York Approves 12 Weeks Of Paid Family Leave For Employees
Once it's phased in, employees will be eligible to take paid time off when caring for an infant or a family member with a serious health condition.By Samantha Crook | April 1, 2016
New York approved the most comprehensive paid family leave in the country this week.
"Family matters. Intimate relationships matter. And in this 24/7 world, let this state make a statement of what's really important," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Once it's phased in, the program will make employees eligible for 12 weeks of paid time off when caring for an infant or a family member with a serious health condition.