Paid Family and Medical Leave Publications

Absence Management Expertise

Stay updated on PFML news and gain insight into how to advance your Absence Management strategy from The Hartford’s thought leaders.
Read The Hartford’s white paper to learn more about the trends in paid family and medical leave programs, which could mean more flexibility and customization for employers.
States are updating rules and passing new legislation in response to COVID-19 to provide economic relief to employees quickly. Learn about the Leave laws that may apply to you.
Massachusetts is now accepting applications for exemptions from the commonwealth's Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law. The deadline to file for a private plan exemption for the start of the program was pushed back to Dec. 20, 2019. Get all the details of how to apply.
Connecticut’s FMLI program is among the most generous in the nation. But there is a great deal that needs to happen on the state’s end before the program begins paying benefits in 2022. We break it down for you.
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