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  • Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave Proposals Affecting Private Plan Exemptions

    The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave’s (DFML) proposed amendments to existing regulations for the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFMLA) include significant changes relating to the private or self-funded plan exemption. Employers offering approved private plans may be exempt from making PFMLA contributions. The start date for benefit availability under the... Continue Reading
    May 20, 2020
  • Massachusetts Department of Paid Family Leave Releases New Guidance

    The current circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 crisis have brought paid family and medical leave to the forefront of the national consciousness. While the federal government and other states have created new, immediately effective, paid family and medical leave laws, Massachusetts has remained committed to the existing timeframe for the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act... Continue Reading
    April 10, 2020