Self-employed people are not required to participate, but can choose to opt in by purchasing insurance coverage. If you want to opt in, you should do so before January 1—if you wait, you’ll need to pay for insurance for two years before you can use your benefits.
A Better Balance was proud to be on hand at City Hall yesterday as Mayor de Blasio signed into law an expansion of New York City’s paid sick time law to cover domestic violence purposes and to expand the definition of family members for whom New York workers can take sick leave.
Are you a New York worker who has a loved one serving on active duty abroad? If so, you may be eligible to take up to 8 weeks of paid family leave to address certain needs arising out of your loved one’s military service.
Statement from A Better Balance, Family Values @ Work, and Center for American Progress For immediate release: November 6, 2017 Contact: Rachel Sica, email@example.com, 212-430-5982 Extension 163 Momentum Swells for…
When workers are forced to remain on-call even though they may not be required to work, or when they can be told their shift is cancelled hours before their reporting time, it makes scheduling their own lives impossible. Arranging childcare and transportation is a daily struggle.
The New York City Council passed a landmark piece of legislation that will provide powerful new rights to 3.4 million workers by expanding the city’s sick time law. This marks not only an important step forward for New York City, but also an important victory for our national movement for inclusive workplace leave laws.
Todo el mundo deberia tener la oportunidad de usar tiempo fuera del trabajo para dar la bienvenida a un niño, o para cuidar de un miembro de la familia gravemente enfermo.
Adoptive and foster parents of any gender can take bonding leave at any point within the first 12 months after their child’s placement. This includes families who are welcoming children of any age.