August 18, 2020
On July 24, 2020, the Department of Family and Medical Leave released the final regulations for the Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML). As background, Massachusetts employers must provide paid family and medical leave beginning in January 2021. The leave is funded through a payroll tax. (See the July 10, 2018, and the February 5, 2019, editions of Compliance Corner for discussions of the PFML and the proposed rules.)
The final regulations make a number of changes to the proposed rules. Some of the major revisions are as follows:
Employers should review the final regulations as they will impact employers’ compliance with the PFML, which employees will be able to take as of January 1, 2021.
PFML Final Regulations »