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Connecticut Paid Family & Medical Leave Update

Regardless of the impact of the pandemic, the Connecticut Paid Family & Medical Leave law is on track to begin contributions January 1, 2021. Are you prepared?

Keeping track of state legislation, as well as national leave trends, is essential to better support your employees as paid family leave becomes more and more complex. According to the EEOC, the average cost of defending a family medical leave lawsuit is $78,000, and if found guilty of wrongful termination, damages can range from $87,000 to $450,000.

Sandwiched between New York and Massachusetts, we've seen how intricate the process can be which is why it's important to get ahead of the curve now to be better prepared with what's to come with Connecticut Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML). Watch our latest advisory session to learn more about the law and discover crucial next steps for businesses to ensure compliance and contain costs.

In this session, we discuss:

  • An overview of the Connecticut Paid Family & Medical Leave (CT PFML)
  • Difference Between MA, CT and NY Leave Laws
  • Impact on Current Leave Policies (including short-term disability)
  • What Employers Should be Doing Now to Prepare for 2021

Click the button below to view the session and download the session slides to reference.


Friends with Employee Benefits Podcast Episode

We invited Rich Lombard and Jeffrey Wasco from Guardian back to the podcast to discuss the latest updates with CT Paid Family & Medical Leave. Tune in to get your most pressing questions answered - including if there will be a private plan option, what the vote is all about, key differences between CT and MA paid leaves, and why employers should be acting now to get ahead of the curve.