Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

Linium Recruiting Launches Rapid Response Team to Help Companies Address the Impact of New York’s Paid Family Leave Program



Linium Recruiting, the Capital Region’s leading recruiter for professional and technology positions, today announced the launch of a Rapid Response Team dedicated to helping employers secure temporary employees – critical to keeping their businesses operating and growing – amid the start of the New York State Paid Family Leave Program.

As of January 1, 2018, virtually every full- or part-time private employee in New York is eligible for Paid Family Leave, whether to bond with a child, care for a close relative with a serious health condition, or help relieve family pressures when someone is called to active military service. Eligible employees are guaranteed paid time off for 8 weeks; job protection upon return from Paid Family Leave; and continuation of health insurance while out on Paid Family Leave.

Linium Recruiting’s Rapid Response Team is specifically tailored to assist employers in securing temporary employees to fill in for those who utilize Paid Family Leave. The team is comprised of designated personnel who are knowledgeable about the new law and empowered to act quickly and decisively on behalf of employers. It enables access to a robust pipeline of candidates – including a “Hot List” of more than 500 that are pre-screened, skills-tested, and reference-checked – to expedite the process of finding and placing qualified temporary employees. And, it dedicates resources to accelerate connections between employers and temporary workers.

“As companies support the needs of their employees to care for loved ones at home, it is vital that employers are able to maintain operations and grow their businesses,” said Miriam Dushane, Managing Director, Upstate New York for Linium Recruiting. “With the launch of our Rapid Response Team, Linium Recruiting is committed to ensuring that companies have access to qualified and skilled temporary employees to remain productive and profitable.”

Employers may reach Linium Recruiting’s Rapid Response Team through a special hotline at (518) 591-4747, via email at [email protected], or by visiting the company’s website at www.liniumrecruiting.com.

Linium Recruiting is recognized as one of the best recruiting firms in the nation, named by Forbes to its list of America's Best Recruiting Firms 2017. Prior to that, it received the prestigious Inavero's Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to its clients. Over the past decade, Linium Recruiting has placed more than 3,000 skilled professionals with over 250 Capital Region companies.

Joseph's House & Shelter provides serviced services for over 1,000 Rensselaer County individuals in 2017 and helped even more last year, including people sleeping outside in and around our Capital city. If you or your company want to know how you can offer your support to your neighbors who are insecurely housed, do get in touch! You can…
The Friends of Oakwood will begin taking phone reservations on February 1st for their popular Daffodil Brunch. This event sells out quickly. Reserve at 518-328-0090 with your seating choice, name, phone number, and how many people including children. Do not leave a credit card number. We will call for details.  Payment must be received in full…
Lisa Despart, President of AWCplus, was recently recognized as Allied Member of the Year for Capital Region BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association).  As an active member of the organization, Lisa was honored to receive this award.
Jan
24
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! These luncheons are a fun and effective way to…
11:30 a.m. Registration; 12 - 1:15 p.m. Networking Program
Feb
15
A panel discussion featuring State representatives addressing issues facing our communities. The Chamber's "Meet The Legislators" event provides members…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & Lunch; 12-1 p.m. Panel Discussion
Feb
28
2019 Economic Outlook: How Macro Impacts the Micro for Your Business. The investment team at Bouchey Financial Group consisting of Steven Bouchey, CFP®;…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & luncheon; 12 -1 p.m. Presentation