Bill requires paid family leave insurance

ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – Wednesday night, the New York State Assembly voted to pass a bill that would require employers to purchase paid family leave insurance for their employees.

The cost would be offset by a weekly employee contribution of up to 45 cents from their paychecks. The bill now moves on to the senate. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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