Washington State Issues Paystub Insert for Paid Family & Medical Leave

The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) has provided numerous resources, including the Voluntary Plan Guide, Employer Toolkit, and Employer Webinars, to help employers prepare for the upcoming implementation of the Paid Family and Medical Leave program. In anticipation of the January 1, 2019 effective date for premium contributions, the ESD has published an employee … Continued

Massachusetts Establishes Paid Family and Medical Leave Website

In July, Massachusetts signed into law the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (MA PFML) program. Benefits through the program begin on January 1, 2021, while deductions to fund the program begin July 1, 2019. The new enforcing state agency, the Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML), has established a website that will provide … Continued

Washington Paid Family & Medical Leave Employer Toolkit

With the new year right around the corner, the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) has published an employer toolkit designed to guide employers as they implement the new Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave (WA PFL) law, for which certain employer requirements begin January 1, 2019. The toolkit focuses on employer responsibilities and … Continued

Massachusetts Passes Paid Family and Medical Leave Law

On June 28, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (MA PFML) program. Benefits through the program will begin on January 1, 2021, while deductions to fund the program begin July 1, 2019. The law contains the following provisions: Employee Eligibility: Employees are eligible for MA PFML if they … Continued