Relatively Speaking (Paid Family Leave)

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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.

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09/18/20
Two states and PFML programs to keep your eye on: New York and Colorado. New York announced its 2021 PFL premium and benefit increases. And Colorado residents will vote on a Paid Family and Medical Leave Initiative on Nov. 3, 2020. Here’s what you need to know.
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08/18/20

Only 60% of employers offer family leave policies — often unpaid. A new study by The Standard and DMEC shows the impacts of caregiving on U.S. workers and the need for more flexible support. A recent webinar also offers solutions that go beyond leave.