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Paid Bereavement Leave for New Yorkers

On August 7, 2018
New York has recently passed a bill amending the Paid Leave Law to include bereavement leave. Learn more about how it may affect you by clicking here.

SIIA State Legislative/Regulatory Update Report

On October 21, 2014
This is your weekly update of state legislative/regulatory developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer marketplace.

New York Governor Signs Legislation Prohibiting ERISA Liens on Settlement Proceeds

On November 19, 2013
On November 13, 2013, the Governor of New York signed legislation which clarifies the scope of General Obligations Law (“GOL”) Section 5-335.

New York Assembly Bill 7828 (Companion Senate Bill 5715)

On June 28, 2013
One federal court in the case of Wurtz v. Rawlings, 2013 WL1248631 (E.D.N.Y.), recently held an insured ERISA plan was protected by preemption and the carrier was able to pursue subrogation and reimbursement claims.