Paid Family and Medical Leave

By Marlin Duro-Martinez, Christina Duszlak, Joshua D. Seidman, and Renate M. Walker  

Seyfarth Synopsis: With each passing year, the country’s patchwork of mandatory state paid family and paid family medical leave (collectively, “PFML” or “PFL”) laws continues to evolve and expand. Why is this existing patchwork so challenging for employers? Look no further than how

Continue Reading Weaving the Patchwork: How Mandatory Paid Family Leave Laws Stitch Together

By Daniel B. KleinAriel CudkowiczChristina Duszlak, and Jean M. Wilson

Seyfarth Synopsis: Effective November 1, 2023, the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law will allow employees to supplement (i.e. “top off”) benefits received from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with any available accrued paid leave (e.g., sick time, vacation, PTO, personal time, etc.). 

Continue Reading Important Change to Massachusetts PFML Law: Employees May Supplement (Top Off) PFML Benefits with Vacation, PTO, and Sick Time