NY Family Leave Policy Could Gain Momentum In Other States

Law360, New York (April 4, 2016, 11:42 PM EDT) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the nation’s most comprehensive family leave program, which allows workers to take 12 weeks to care for newborn children or seriously ill family members, legislation experts say could fuel efforts in other cities and states to offer similar benefits.

The policy was first announced by Cuomo last week as part of the 2016-17 New York state budget, making New York the fifth state along with the District of Columbia to enact laws that provide paid family leave for employees, and the state with the broadest measure yet.

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