Is Your Business Prepared When Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits Begin in 2020?

Washington employers have already begun paying premiums to the state under the new Paid Family Medical Leave law, but there is still more work to be done before benefits start paying out in 2020. Organizations should take the time to review their existing benefits plans and how PFML fits into that structure.

Specifically, the new PFML may interact with organizations’ offered paid time off or short-term disability programs, and many wrongfully assume that short term disability is no longer a necessary expense. Read more from Parker, Smith & Feek Vice President and Account Executive, Sally Borte, in Puget Sound Business Journal.

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