For a PDF, click here. Since benefits began in January 2020, 170,000 Washington workers have applied for Paid Family & Medical Leave program (PFML) benefits while they recover from their own serious health condition, welcome a new child, care for a critically ill loved one, or cope with a family member’s military deployment. PFML supportsContinue reading “Paid Family & Medical Leave in Washington Factsheet”
A newly-released study shows strong public support for a new comprehensive paid family and medical leave program, and new cost estimates show it’s easy and affordable for workers and employers. In response, state legislators and community leaders are announcing their commitment to pursue paid family and medical leave legislation in the coming legislative session. TheContinue reading “New Study Shows Strong Support for Paid Family & Medical Leave in Washington”
This is the Washington Work and Family Coalition’s test blog post.