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Paid Family & Medical Leave Update

The Employment Security Department (ESD) has updated its Paid Family and Medical Leave Program Employer Toolkit.
ESD’s latest Employer Toolkit is now available. This revised toolkit includes updates to the employer reporting process as well as additional information for small business owners. 

View the Latest Employer Toolkit 
View the Small Business FAQ 
The ESD has also released the second draft of the phase five Paid Family and Medical Leave Rules. 

The proposed rules include language addressing employee job protection and benefit overpayments. Additionally, there are proposed modifications to employer responsibilities for reporting employee hours worked.  

View Proposed Rules
You can submit feedback regarding the draft rules through the ESD’s public comment portal. The anticipated date for the final rule filing is May 21, 2019. 

Please note that Q1 and Q2 Employer Reports are due July 31, 2019. Learn more about how to prepare by reading "Paid Family & Medical Leave: How to Prepare as an Employer" on the WSDA Blog.