New York State's Paid Family Leave Benefit Begins in 2018

Father and baby at home.

From Newsday:

By Beth Whitehouse

Trying to get pregnant? Perfect timing — you could be among the first people in New York State to benefit from a law going into effect Jan. 1, 2018, that will provide a percentage of paid time off for new parents in the private sector.

“We’re in the nine-month countdown to paid family leave,” says Eric Williams, campaign director with the New York Paid Leave Coalition.

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