The New York State Paid Family Leave Law which took effect on January 1, 2018 continues its four year phase-in of full benefits. As of January 1, 2020, eligible workers in New York can take up to 10 weeks of paid leave off with a maximum weekly benefit of $840.70 which is now at 60% of the state’s average weekly wage. The phase in will be complete on January 1, 2021 when workers will be eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave at 67% of the state’s weekly wage. This year, eligible farm laborers are now eligible for the program which is paid with a small payroll tax into the state’s disability system. Paid leave is available for those caring for a newborn, caring for an ill relative or caring needs related to a military deployment.
Here is more information with a link to the New York State press release