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COVID-19 Response: New York’s New Paid Sick Leave, DBL & PFL

COVID-19 Response: New York’s New Paid Sick Leave, DBL & PFL

March 23, 2020

In a swift response to the COVID-19 crisis, the state of New York enacted a new law on March 18, 2020 that requires most employers to provide Paid Sick Leave (PSL) of one to two weeks, depending on employer size and income, to employees unable to work due to COVID-19 quarantine or isolation orders. Employees needing to be out longer than the new Paid Sick Leave durations may then be eligible to receive emergency NY Disability (DBL) or Paid Family Leave (PFL).

Click Here for Full Article and FAQs that provide details on the New York law, including how it would work in conjunction with the new Federal Act.