Do you work in a private home, for example as a housekeeper, home health aide, nanny, cleaning person, butler, gardener, or chauffer? Wondering if New York’s paid family leave law applies to you?
Under the law, certain domestic workers qualify for paid family leave coverage depending on how they were hired and how many hours per week they work.
For detailed information about how the law applies to domestic workers, check out our comprehensive new resource, A Domestic Worker’s Guide to New York Paid Family Leave. The guide helps domestic workers in New York understand their rights in 2019 and beyond, with step-by-step instructions on who’s covered, how to apply for benefits, a detailed FAQ, and guidance for how to address conflicts that may arise. Check out the guide here.