Don’t Forget, Massachusetts PFML is on its way!

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML)  in conjunction with the Department of Insurance (DOI) published continued guidance as it prepares employers and employees for the implementation of Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (MAPFML) benefits on January 1, 2021. DFML has assured the public that it remains committed … Continued

More Changes for Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave

Based on feedback that the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) received from key stakeholders and industry participants, it has changed some upcoming deadlines. Specifically, the workplace notification and private plan exemption deadlines have been pushed back. Poster and Notice Requirements As we wrote about in a recent blog post, covered employers must … 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