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New York Paid Family Leave Coming To New York Employees 2018

April 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


If you are an employer with employees subject to the New York Disability Law (“DBL”), then you don’t want to miss this webinar about the New York Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) benefits that begin January 1, 2018. In this webinar you will learn about the new Paid Family Leave law as well as what employers need to do to prepare for the leave benefits your employees will be entitled to take.

In this webinar we will discuss:

  • Who is a covered employer subject to NY PFL
  • Who is eligible for PFL benefits
  • What are the PFL benefits employees will be able to take
  • How the program will be funded
  • What does the law require covered employers to do
  • How does PFL coordinate with FMLA as well as other employer benefit and time-off policies
  • What action steps should covered employers be taking to prepare for PFL

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About The Presenters:

Ralph A. Sepe is a Partner in the Health & Benefits division at Chernoff Diamond & Co., LLC, where he leads strategic teams that consult and advise clients on their employee health benefit programs.  He has extensive knowledge of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions and its implications for health plan sponsors.  Mr. Sepe negotiates with carriers and designs benefits programs that maximize available resources, control costs and support long term recruitment and retention goals.  Under the Affordable Care Act he and his team provide impact analysis, exploring viable benefit plan design alternatives, evaluating funding arrangements based on the risk characteristics of each group, insurance carrier and vendor selection including contract negotiation for health, retiree health, dental and disability plans;  compliance support, employee benefit plan administration and performance monitoring.

Jill Bergman, CEBS, is Vice President of Compliance in the Health & Benefits division. As a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist®, Ms. Bergman monitors federal and state-level employee benefit plan legislation and regulations to help clients understand and comply with the ever-changing health and welfare plan requirements as well as continuing to closely watch and report on the progress of healthcare reform implementation under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


Chernoff Diamond is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 1 PDC. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit


April 13, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm