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NEW LAW: Washington Employers, Are You Ready for Washington Paid Family Medical Leave?

In a 2017 article (NEW LAW: Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave) we advised Washington employers that a new paid family and medical leave program would be going to effect in Washington starting in January 2020.

While the Paid Family and Medical Leave benefits will not become available to employees until January 1, 2020, the payroll deductions (and the employer’s share of payments) to fund the program begins on January 1, 2019.

This means that starting on January 1st, Washington employers will be required to start doing the following: Continue reading NEW LAW: Washington Employers, Are You Ready for Washington Paid Family Medical Leave?