Statutory Update: Family and Medical Leave Updates, including Massachusetts reporting requirements and Oregon amendments; Accrued Paid Leave Updates; Upcoming Important Dates & More

Summary

Updates in State and Local leave legislation and guidance since our December 20, 2023 post.

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In this Update:

Family and Medical Leave Updates

Maryland Family and Medical Leave Insurance (MD FAMLI) – resources, draft regulations, potential program delay

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (MA PFML) – amended “top-off” guidance, new reporting requirement    

Minnesota Paid Leave (MN PL) – reporting requirement postponed

New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJ FLA) – new resource

Oregon Paid and Unpaid Family and Medical Leave (PLO and OFLA) – updated PLO regulations, OFLA and PLO  amendments

 

Accrued Paid Leave Updates

Cook County, IL Paid Leave – regulations, updated resources

Bloomington, MN Earned Sick and Safe Time – updated resources

St. Paul, MN Earned Sick and Safe Time – updated resources

Duluth, MN Earned Sick and Safe Time – repeal

New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time – amendment   

Washington Paid Sick Leave – updated regulations

 

Other News

COVID-19: Updated CDC Guidance

           Implications to New York COVID-19 Sick Leave

 

Important Dates

March

Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers – notice to employees due March 31

Cook County, IL Paid Leave – notice to employees due March 30

 

July

Chicago, IL Paid Leave and Paid Sick Leave – effective July 1, resources    

New York City Workers’ Bill of Rights – new notice requirement July 1

Oregon Family and Medical Leave Act (OFLA) – mandatory benefit year change July 1

Vermont Family and Medical Leave Insurance – group plans available for July 1