Strong Families, Strong New York
Putting Loved Ones First
Maternity & Paternity Leave
Whether you are expecting, fostering or adopting a child, you deserve to take time to care for your child without having to risk your economic security.
Caring for a Loved One
The time you spend caring for a loved one with a serious health condition is critical, whether it be a child, parent, parent-in-law, grandchild, grandparent, spouse or domestic partner.
Paid Family Leave enables loved ones to spend time with those called to active military service and alleviates the pressure of working and caring for a child while a loved one is away.
Paid Family Leave: It's Your Right
What You Need to Know
Paid Family Leave: Family Matters
Helping New Yorkers in Need
Employees with a regular schedule of 20+ per week are eligible after 26 weeks of employment. Employees with a regular schedule of less than 20 hours per week are eligible after 175 days worked.
For the first year of the program, employees can take up to eight weeks of paid family leave, with a weekly benefit of 50% of the employee’s average weekly wage.