Skip to Content

Workers’ Compensation Board

WCB Information Related To Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Paid Family Leave

The Chair proposed addition of Section 355.9 and Part 380, as well as amendment of Parts 360, 361 and 376 of 12 NYCRR to provide guidance to employers, insurance carriers and employees regarding their rights and responsibilities in providing Paid Family Leave (PFL) coverage, requesting PFL, and the use of PFL benefits in the February 22, 2017, edition of the State Register . The Chair has revised these Proposed Regulations and published a Notice of Revised Rule Making in the May 24, 2017, edition of the State RegisterLink to External Website. Comments were open for 30 days, and the Board received approximately 58 comments.

The Chair adopted the rule on July 10, 2017. The Notice of Adoption will be/was published in the July 19, 2017, edition of the State RegisterLink to External Website . The regulation will be effective upon publication.