The executive director of the state's Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority is among the panelists scheduled to discuss the mandate's implementation requirements at a June 29 CBIA webinar.

Join this interactive webinar from 1-2 pm and take the opportunity to share your questions and concerns with panelists in real time.

CBIA vice president of government affairs Eric Gjede moderates the discussion. He will be joined by:

  • Robin Imbrogno, president, COO, and founder of Human Resource Consulting Group
  • Andrea Barton Reeves, executive director of the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority
  • Mike Soltis, retired attorney; PFMLIA board member
  • CBIA HR counsel Mark Soycher
  • Henry Zaccardi, retired attorney; PFMLIA board member

Key Dates

Registration is free, but space is limited. Don't miss the opportunity to learn how to implement and comply with the new mandate, which the state legislature enacted in 2019.

Businesses with one or more employees must participate in the paid FMLA program. If you are self-employed or a sole proprietor, you may opt in.

The program's first major milestone is just six months away, when 0.5% mandatory employee payroll deductions begin Jan. 1, 2021.

Paid benefits will first be available to covered employees from Jan. 1, 2022, at the rate of 95% of weekly earnings, but no more than 60 times the applicable state minimum wage, which increases to $12 on Sept. 1, 2020.