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Recent Regulatory News

Reminder: Paid Family & Medical Leave Reporting Due Aug. 31

Paid Family & Medical Leave Program reporting for quarters 1 and 2 is due by 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) extended the deadline for reporting from July 31 to August 31. 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

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.