Connecticut Paid Family & Medical Leave benefit begins on January 1, 2022.


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).

View our Employer FAQ for ongoing updates to frequently asked questions as well as best practices for navigating through these next few months. 

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Employer Resources

New Year, New Questions: Your Answers for Connecticut Paid Leave + COVID-19

Despite our New Year's wishes, COVID-19 cases continue to ramp up across the state and many employers are finding themselves back at square one. In addition, Connecticut Paid Family Medical Leave (CT PFML) benefits have begun, creating more questions than answers. Cut through the confusion as our team helps answer your most frequently asked questions regarding CT PFML and COVID-19. Listen now!

Connecticut Paid Leave: Short-Term Disability Impact, Claims Process, Anticipated Utilization & More with Principal

Our latest Friends with Employee Benefits podcast episode helps tackle the questions we've been hearing from employers across the state: what's the process of applying and tracking claims?; is a private plan option still advantageous?; and why should I still be offering a short-term disability plan to my employees. 

Access the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority's resources for additional support. Go Now →


Is your team ready to navigate the road ahead

These next few months are critical for ensuring compliance and deciding how to best approach the CT Paid Family & Medical Leave program, but you don't have to go it alone. Leave it to our team of expert benefit consultants to take the stress off your shoulders. Connect with our team today.