• Speaking Engagement
October 18, 2017


Paid Family Leave is starting January 1, 2018. Be prepared as your workforce will now be able to take paid time off to bond with a new child, care for seriously ill family members, or attend to needs arising out of a family member’s military deployment – while benefiting from job security. 

HSE's Amy Hemenway will join Dawn Davidson-Drantch, Alcott HR in co-hosting a live seminar navigating New York Paid Family Leave and address the many questions facing companies like yours here in WNY.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of New York State Paid Family Leave
  • Employer Coverage and Employee Eligibility
  • Waivers
  • Reasons for Taking Leave, Employee Notice, and Returning from Leave
  • Process for Requesting Leaves, Required Documentation and Appeals of Denials
  • How PFL relates to Other Programs, like FMLA
  • Policies, Notices and Handbooks


  • 8:00-8:30am – Registration/Networking
  • 8:30-9:30am – Presentations
  • 9:30-10:00am – Q&A Session