Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) laws have come a long way since Rhode Island passed the first mandatory disability benefits law in 1942. To stay ahead of the curve, employers may want to understand how these laws have evolved and where they’re going. What really goes into a PFML law? Why do some states have separate programs and others are all-in-one? How may employers avoid the most common pitfalls when managing PFML?
View the first of our four-part series on absence management fundamentals. Our speakers addressed the following areas:
- An overview of the past, present, and future of disability and paid family medical leave
- Anatomy of a disability/PFML law
- Common scenarios that can cause employers to make mistakes