The Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave law has been in effect for a month now, but many employers and employees are still looking for answers and additional information.
Beginning in January and July 2021, depending on the type of leave, all employers must provide eligible employees with up to:
12 weeks of paid family leave (26 weeks to care for a service member);
20 weeks of paid medical leave; and
26 weeks of combined paid family and medical leave.
The state PFML program is financed by a payroll tax (0.75% on the first $132,000