Regulations

Stay up to date on ​rules and requirements affecting Washington dentists.


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WSDA Committee on Regulatory Affairs

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Recent Regulatory News

Paid Family and Medical Leave Reporting Deadline Extended

The new Paid Family and Medical Leave reporting system launched on July 1 and is now live on Secure Access Washington (SAW). As a result of the new technology system, the Employment Security Department (ESD) has extended the deadline for reporting from July 31 to August 31.

The new Paid Family and Medical Leave reporting system launched on July 1 and is now live on Secure Access Washington (SAW). As a result of the new technology system, the Employment Security Department (ESD) has extended the deadline for reporting from July 31 to August 31. While reporting for Quarters 1 and 2 is now due August 31, ESD encourages employers to start the reporting process as soon as possible. More information about the reporting process can be found through ESD’s Employer Toolkit.  

ESD has also provided the following resources for employers to help them through the reporting process:

If you have questions during the process you can contact the Paid Family and Medical Leave Customer Care Team at: 833-717-2273 or paidleave@esd.wa.gov.

Learn more about employer requirements under Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Program by reading "Paid Family & Medical Leave: How to Prepare as an Employer" on the WSDA Blog.

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