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August 16, 2017

Sick Leave Law in New York

This topic will review New York State requirements as they relate to sick leave in New York. The new Paid Family Leave Act will be reviewed so you have a better understanding of the statute's requirements, practical impacts and implementation date. The goal is to empower companies to manage leave laws and to not be managed by leave laws. This topic provides a clear understanding of what the law is today and how it will evolve over the next several years. The next step is to understand what watchdogs look for so that companies know how to avoid pitfalls that can lead to unwanted and costly litigation.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to describe New York State Paid Family Leave Act.
  • You will be able to identify how disability benefits and coverage tie to the New York State Paid Family Leave Act.
  • You will be able to discuss how it impacts an employer's vacation, sick or paid time off policies.
  • You will be able to explain sick leave policy requirements.


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