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2019 New York Paid Family Leave

The New York State Department of Financial Services has released the Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefit amounts and employee contribution rates for 2019.

The PFL benefit rate will increase to 55% of an employee’s average weekly wage, up to the weekly maximum of $746.41, for a maximum of 10 weeks (subject to the 52-week lookback). The weekly maximum benefit rate is based on 55% of the state’s average weekly wage of $1,357.11 for 2019.

The contribution rate for employees will also increase in 2019 from 0.126% to 0.153% of gross wages. The maximum annual employee PFL contribution for 2019 will be $107.97, up from $85.56 in 2018.

New York Paid Family Leave information for 2019 can be found here.

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