The New York State Paid Family Leave deduction will increase beginning Tuesday, January 1, 2019. The current deduction will increase from 0.00126% of an employee’s weekly wage to 0.00153%. A weekly payroll calculator can be found on here.

Also in 2019, the Paid Family Leave maximum leave will increase to ten weeks and the benefit will increase to 55% of an employee’s average weekly wage – not to exceed $746.41 per week.

For more information on the New York State Paid Family Leave and the changes for 2019, visit the website.

Submitted by: Dawn Rotterman, benefits manager, Human Resources