New Blog to Provide Timely Paid Family Leave Program Updates

PORTLAND, OregonSept. 8, 2017 — New Blog to Provide Timely Paid Family Leave Program Updates

To help prepare for New York’s Paid Family Leave plan, which is effective Jan. 1, 2018, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York (The Standard) has launched a new blog dedicated to providing the latest news and helpful resources on the program’s implementation.

Employers and brokers can visit to find answers to their questions and information on implementation milestones. Other available resources include:

  • Overviews on New York’s Paid Family Leave plan and other Paid Family Leave programs
  • Resources to help employers meet Paid Family Leave regulations
  • Frequently asked questions regarding billing and administration
  • A recorded webinar about the trend of offering paid family leave, which includes a New York-specific case study
  • Resources on other key topics

Follow The Standard on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter with the hashtag #PaidFamilyLeave and subscribe to the blog's RSS feed to receive updated content as new information becomes available.

The Standard intends to offer a paid family leave solution for eligible customers that currently have Disability Benefits Law coverage administered by The Standard.

About The Standard

The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services, including group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and vision insurance, absence management services, retirement plans products and services and individual annuities. For more information about The Standard, visit

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC, StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.


Bob Speltz, Senior Director, Public Affairs
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