Massachusetts Leave Laws Made Simple
The contours and intersection of Massachusetts leave laws and their interplay with employers’ private plans and policies
- Product Number: 2220203WBA
- Publication Date: 5/12/2022
- Length: 2 Hours CLE Credit Note
- Copyright: © 2022 MCLE, Inc.
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In Massachusetts, employees are eligible for paid and unpaid leave for a range of situations, benefiting from the protection of a myriad of state and federal laws. These include the Massachusetts Paid Family Leave and Medical Leave Act (PFML), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Massachusetts Earned Sick Time, Domestic Violence Leave Act (DVLA), and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), among others. Often, these leave laws intersect with each other, creating many questions for employers and employees. Learn about the contours of each law and their intersection, as well as their interplay with employers’ private plans and policies. The panelists analyze hypotheticals to highlight the practical nuances seen in the workplace.
Agenda & Materials
12:00 - 12:05 pm
Overview of Leave LawseLecture Add to Cart
12:05 - 12:20 pm
Basics of FMLA, PFML, Earned Sick Time, DVLA, PWFA, and Leave as a Reasonable AccommodationeLecture Add to Cart
12:20 - 1:20 pm
PFML in DeptheLecture Add to CartBenefit and Allotment Calculation, Portability of Eligibility and Benefits Following a Change in Employment or Change in Provider, and Employers’ Notice ObligationsErin Olesen, Esq., Department of Family & Medical Leave,Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Boston
1:20 - 1:50 pm
Benefits CoordinationeLecture Add to CartInterplay of PFML with Private Plans, Internal Policies, Short-Term Disability and the FMLA
1:50 - 2:00 pm
"Ask the Experts" Q&A Session and Key TakeawayseLecture Add to CartPanel
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