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Trending: Paid Leave Insurance Legislation

Over the past few years, many states across the country have proposed (and a handful have passed) legislation to create state-mandated paid family and medical leave programs, providing eligible employees with job protection and paid benefits for qualifying leaves of absence. Recently, however, a new trend is popping up in legislation all over the country: … Continued

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Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) in 2022: Top Employer Questions, Answered

Correctly administering Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) has only become more complex following numerous state-level changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The USA is one of the few industrialized nations without paid family and/or medical leave at the national level. Thus, states have led the way. Since 2020, D.C., Massachusetts, Washington, Connecticut, Oregon, New Hampshire, … Continued

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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