The MA Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) issued new updates to MA Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML). Please see our latest issue of HR Insights for an overview of the new updates as well as for an updated list of the seven major action items important to complete now through January 2020 for implementing PFML. Click here to view HR Insights.

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (MA DFML) published updated proposed regulations on the Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave Act (MA PFML) on March 29 that include significant clarifications to the first draft published in January.  In addition, the MA DFML released a user-friendly, informative Guide for employers on March 26, and the mandatory poster.   On April 17, the MA DFML released a model template for the notice to employees, which must be provided to existing employees by May 31, 2019.  For details, be sure to see our latest issue of HR Insights, which provides an overview in Q&A format of what employers need to know and do to prepare for implementing MA PFML.  To view HR Insights, click here.