Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave
Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) in Massachusetts provides paid medical and family leave benefit that will be available to employees, covered, and self-employed persons. The law will be implemented in stages over the next couple of years, starting October 1st, 2019.
There has been a 3-month delay to the PFML program. This delay has moved important deadlines and contribution rates. Review www.mass.gov/news/notice-to-massachusetts-employers-about-pfml-delay to apprise yourself of these changes. Additionally, refer to www.mass.gov/orgs/department-of-family-and-medical-leave to acquaint yourself with and prepare for Paid Family and Medical Leave.