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 here.
Also in 2019, the Paid Family Leave maximum leave will increase to 10 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 specialist, Human Resources