Relatively Speaking (Paid Family Leave)

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02/16/21

Leave laws keep getting more complicated. For employers in Massachusetts, that means you can expect to see complex leave interactions now that the state’s paid family and medical leave program is in effect as of Jan. 1, 2021. Here’s what you need to know about integrating PFML with disability and other leaves.

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01/25/21

As more states pass PFML legislation, employers may want to have one blanket policy that covers all employees. But that could lead to compliance risks because each program has its own nuances. See what’s similar — and what’s not.

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01/04/21

What a year 2020 was, right? But with a challenging year comes great learning — and we've learned a lot. We want to carry that momentum into 2021 by bringing you even more helpful content, starting with the challenges facing employers planning for PFML.

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12/22/20
Big changes are coming for the California Family Rights Act. Employees will have more rights and employers will have more responsibilities. Find out about both.
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12/21/20

Thinking of a private plan for Paid Family and Medical Leave in Connecticut? There's a lot to know and do — including registering your business. Read this post for dates and details.

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12/07/20
We found that 60% of employers don't feel very well prepared to administer their new state-mandated paid leave program.* Here are quick insights and resources to help you get ready. Plus, check out our recent PFML webinar for employers.
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11/13/20

A first for Colorado and PFML! State voters passed a paid family and medical leave law — with 57% voting “yes” to ballot measure 283 on Nov. 3. See what comes next.